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ambidexter

noun am·bi·dex·ter \¦ambə¦dekstə(r), ¦aam-\

Definition of ambidexter

plural

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  1. 1a :  one that takes bribes or fees from both sides b archaic :  one that practices duplicity

  2. 2 obsolete :  one that uses both hands with equal facility

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Origin and Etymology of ambidexter

in sense 1, from Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from ambidexter, adjective, from Late Latin, skillful with both hands; in sense 2, from Late Latin, from ambidexter, adjective


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ambidexter

adjective am·bi·dex·ter \"\

Definition of ambidexter

archaic

  1. :  ambidextrous

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Origin and Etymology of ambidexter

Medieval Latin & Late Latin; Medieval Latin, double-dealing, from Late Latin, skillful with both hands (translation of Greek amphoterodexios), from ambi- + dexter on the right, skillful


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