left and right

Definition of left and right

  1. :  in a very quick and uncontrolled way She has been spending money left and right. :  in all directions He was calling out names left and right. The police were stopping cars left and right.

Word by Word Definitions

leftplay
  1. :  of, relating to, situated on, or being the side of the body in which the heart is mostly located

    :  done with the left hand

    :  located nearer to the left hand than to the right

  1. :  the left hand

    :  the location or direction of the left side

    :  the part on the left side

  1. : past tense and past participle ofleave

rightplay
  1. :  righteous, upright

    :  being in accordance with what is just, good, or proper

    :  conforming to facts or truth :  correct

  1. :  qualities (such as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval

    :  something to which one has a just claim: such as

    :  the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled

  1. :  according to right

    :  in the exact location, position, or moment :  precisely

    :  in a suitable, proper, or desired manner

  1. :  to do justice to :  redress the injuries of

    :  justify, vindicate

    :  avenge


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