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See also: lefthanded
- Using one's left hand in preference to, or more skillfully than, one's right.
- Intended to be worn on, or used by, the left hand.
- Turning or spiraling from right to left; anticlockwise.
- Awkward or maladroit.
- Insincere or malicious.
- The commendations of this people are not always left-handed and detractive.
- Of a coordinate system: not following the right-hand rule.
left-handed pl (plural only)
- Left-handed people, taken as a whole.
- 1992, Antonio E. Puente; Robert J. McCaffrey, Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment, →ISBN, page 147:
- Evidence contradicting this principle came from a study of epileptic patients by Penfield and Roberts (1959) who found that dysphasia following surgery on the right hemisphere was not significantly more frequent in the left-handed than in the right-handed.
preferring the left hand over the right