meaning of Ambidextrous

Ambidextrous meaning in General Dictionary

Having the professors of employing both hands with equal ease

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  • equally skillful with every hand
  • marked by deliberate deceptiveness specifically by pretending one group of thoughts and acting consuming another
  • obtaining the faculty of employing both of your hands with equal simplicity.
  • Practicing or siding with both events.

Ambidextrous meaning in Medical Dictionary

1. able to utilize both the right and left hands with equal dexterity. Neither right- nor left-handed.


Ambidextrous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, with -ous, from ambidexter (adj.) "double-dealing" (1610s), from French ambidextre or right from Latin ambidexter, literally "right-handed on both sides," from ambi- "both" (see ambi-) + dexter "right-handed" (see dexterity). Its opposing, ambilevous "left-handed on both edges, clumsy" (1640s) is uncommon. Ambidexter as a noun, "one just who takes bribes from both sides," is attested from 1530s and it is the first form of the word in English; its feeling of "one just who uses both hands similarly well" seems by 1590s.


Ambidextrous meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

identifies a living thing that can make use of both hands equally well, as in perhaps not exclusively regarded as right-handed or left-handed.


Ambidextrous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Having the faculty of utilizing both of your hands with equal convenience.

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  • (a.) Practicing or siding with both functions.

Sentence Examples with the word Ambidextrous

He was ambidextrous because he could use his left hand as well as his right hand.

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