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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Left-handed (0.00920 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Left-handed.
English → English
adj 1: using or intended for the lefts hand; “left-handed golfers
need left-handed clubs”
; “left-handed scissors”
2: (of marriages) illicit or informal; “in Colonial America
left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were
3: (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble
birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the
understanding that the rank of the inferior remains
unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or
property of the superior [syn: morganatic
4: rotating to the left [syn: levorotary
5: ironically ambiguous; “a left-handed compliment”
6: not skillful in physical movement especially with the hands;
“a bumbling mechanic”
; “a bungling performance”
“ham-handed governmental interference”
; “could scarcely
empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor
- Mary H. Vorse [syn: bumbling
English → English
1. Having the left hand or arm stronger and more dexterous
than the right; using the left hand and arm with more
dexterity than the right.
2. Clumsy; awkward; unlucky; insincere; sinister; malicious;
as, a left-handed compliment.
The commendations of this people are not always
left-handed and detractive. --Landor.
3. Having a direction contrary to that of the hands of a
watch when seen in front; -- said of a twist, a rotary
motion, etc., looked at from a given direction.
, a morganatic marriage. See
, a screw constructed to advance away from
the observer, when turned, as in a nut, with a left-handed
rotation. An ordinary wood screw is right-handed.