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left-handed

view main entry for left-handedadjective  /left ˈhændəd/
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left-handed

   adverb
American English pronunciation: left-handedClick to listen to the pronunciation of left-handed

left-handedness

noun [uncountable]
left-handedness noun [uncountable]Describing and relating to limbs and appendages: ambidextrous, asleep, bandy, bowed, bow-legged, digital, flat-footed, fracture, fused, ingrown

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