right-handed


right–hand·ed

adjective \-ˈhan-dəd\

: using the right hand more easily than the left hand

: made for the right hand

: using or done with the right hand

Full Definition of RIGHT-HANDED

1
:  using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left; also :  swinging from right to left <a right–handed batter>
2
:  relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand
3
a :  having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch viewed from in front :  clockwise
b :  having a spiral structure or form that ascends or advances to the right <a right–handed screw>
4
of a door :  opening to the right away from one
right–handed adverb
right–hand·ed·ly adverb
right–hand·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of RIGHT-HANDED

14th century

right–hand·ed

adjective \-ˈhan-dəd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RIGHT–HANDED

1
: using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left
2
: relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand
3
: having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch viewed from in front
right–handed adverb

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