Antonyms of adj left-handed

6 senses of left-handed

Sense 1
left-handed (vs. ambidextrous) (vs. right-handed) -- (using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors")

ambidextrous (vs. right-handed) (vs. left-handed), two-handed -- (equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon")
        => equipoised -- (lacking lateral dominance; being neither right-handed nor left-handed)
right-handed (vs. left-handed) (vs. ambidextrous) -- (using or intended for the right hand; "a right-handed batter"; "right-handed scissors")
        => dextral -- (preferring to use right foot or hand or eye; "dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye")
        => right (prenominal), right-hand (prenominal) -- (intended for the right hand; "a right-hand glove")

Sense 2
left-handed -- ((of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent")

INDIRECT (VIA illegitimate) -> legitimate -- (of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful)

Sense 3
morganatic, left-handed -- ((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)

INDIRECT (VIA legitimate) -> illegitimate -- (of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful)

Sense 4
levorotary, levorotatory, left-handed -- (rotating to the left)

INDIRECT (VIA counterclockwise) -> clockwise -- (in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock)

Sense 5
left-handed -- (ironically ambiguous; "a left-handed compliment")

INDIRECT (VIA ambiguous) -> unambiguous -- (having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning; "As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa)

Sense 6
bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed -- (lacking physical movement skills, 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 creature"- Mary H. Vorse)

INDIRECT (VIA maladroit) -> adroit -- (quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator")

Similarity of adj left-handed

6 senses of left-handed

Sense 1
left-handed (vs. ambidextrous) (vs. right-handed) -- (using or intended for the left hand; "left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs"; "left-handed scissors")
       => left (prenominal), left-hand (prenominal) -- (intended for the left hand; "I rarely lose a left-hand glove")
       => sinistral -- (preferring to use left foot or hand or eye; "sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye")
          Also See-> sinistral#1; left#1

Sense 2
left-handed -- ((of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent")
       => illegitimate (vs. legitimate) -- (of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful)

Sense 3
morganatic, left-handed -- ((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)
       => legitimate (vs. illegitimate) -- (of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful)

Sense 4
levorotary, levorotatory, left-handed -- (rotating to the left)
       => counterclockwise (vs. clockwise), anticlockwise, contraclockwise -- (in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock)

Sense 5
left-handed -- (ironically ambiguous; "a left-handed compliment")
       => ambiguous (vs. unambiguous) -- (having more than one possible meaning; "ambiguous words"; "frustrated by ambiguous instructions, the parents were unable to assemble the toy")

Sense 6
bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, ham-fisted, ham-handed, handless, heavy-handed, left-handed -- (lacking physical movement skills, 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 creature"- Mary H. Vorse)
       => maladroit (vs. adroit) -- (not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda")

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