Antonyms of adj dextral

2 senses of dextral

Sense 1
dextral (vs. sinistral) -- (of or on the right; "a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer"; "a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost")

sinistral (vs. dextral) -- (of or on the left; "a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer"; "a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost")
        => sinister -- (on or starting from the wearer's left; "bar sinister")
        => sinistrorse, sinistrorsal -- (spiraling upward from right to left; "sinistrorse vines")

Sense 2
dextral -- (preferring to use right foot or hand or eye; "dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye")

INDIRECT (VIA ambidextrous, right-handed) -> left-handed -- (using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors")
INDIRECT (VIA right-handed, left-handed) -> ambidextrous, two-handed -- (equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon")

Similarity of adj dextral

2 senses of dextral

Sense 1
dextral (vs. sinistral) -- (of or on the right; "a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer"; "a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost")
       => dexter -- (on or starting from the wearer's right)
       => dextrorse, dextrorsal -- (spiraling upward from left to right; "dextrorse vines")
          Also See-> clockwise#1; right-handed#1

Sense 2
dextral -- (preferring to use right foot or hand or eye; "dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye")
       => right-handed (vs. left-handed) (vs. ambidextrous) -- (using or intended for the right hand; "a right-handed batter"; "right-handed scissors")

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