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adjective left-handed pronunciation in British English /ˌleft ˈhændɪd/
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  1. 1
    someone who is left-handed is born with a natural tendency to use their left hand to do things, especially things such as writing

    My mum’s left-handed.

    a left-handed batsman

    1. a.
      [only before noun] used about things that are designed to be used by left-handed people

      a left-handed corkscrew

  2. 2
    done with your left hand

    a left-handed throw

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 left-handed pronunciation in British English adverb

He writes left-handed.


noun [uncountable]

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