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left-handed

adjective
     
Related topics: Human
left-handed
1HBH a left-handed person uses their left hand for writing, throwing etc [≠ right-handed]
2 [only before noun] left-handed tools have been made for left-handed people to use:
left-handed scissors
3

left-handed compliment

American English a statement that seems to express admiration or praise, but at the same time is insulting [= backhanded compliment British English]

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