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right–handed

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adjective right–hand·ed \-ˈhan-dəd\

Simple Definition of right–handed

  • : using the right hand more easily than the left hand

  • : made for the right hand

  • : using or done with the right hand

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of right–handed

  1. 1 :  using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left; also :  swinging from right to left <a right–handed batter>

  2. 2 :  relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand

  3. 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. 4 of a door :  opening to the right away from one

right–handed adverb
right–handedly adverb
right–handedness noun

14th Century

First Known Use of right–handed

14th century


RIGHT–HANDED Defined for Kids

right–handed

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adjective right–hand·ed \ˈrīt-ˈhan-dəd\

Definition of right–handed for Students

  1. 1 :  using the right hand better or more easily than the left

  2. 2 :  done or made with or for the right hand <a right-handed glove>




Medical Dictionary

right–handed

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adjective right–hand·ed \-ˈhan-dəd\

Medical Definition of right–handed

  1. 1:  using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left

  2. 2:  relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand

  3. 3:  having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch viewed from in front

  4. 4:  dextrorotatory

right–handed adverb



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