ambidextrous


am·bi·dex·trous

adjective \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\

: able to use both hands equally well

Full Definition of AMBIDEXTROUS

1
:  using both hands with equal ease
2
:  unusually skillful :  versatile
3
:  characterized by duplicity :  double-dealing
am·bi·dex·trous·ly adverb

Origin of AMBIDEXTROUS

Late Latin ambidexter, from Latin ambi- + dexter right-hand — more at dexter
First Known Use: 1646

am·bi·dex·trous

adjective \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMBIDEXTROUS

: using both hands with equal ease
am·bi·dex·trous·ly adverb

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ambience
Previous Word in the Dictionary: ambidexterity
All Words Near: ambidextrous

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up ambidextrous? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).