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ambidextrous

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adjective am·bi·dex·trous \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\

Simple Definition of ambidextrous

  • : able to use both hands equally well

Full Definition of ambidextrous

  1. 1 :  using both hands with equal ease

  2. 2 :  unusually skillful :  versatile

  3. 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


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ambidextrous

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adjective am·bi·dex·trous \ˌam-bi-ˈdek-strəs\

Medical Definition of ambidextrous

  1. :  using both hands with equal ease

  2. am·bi·dex·trous·ly adverb




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