left-click

verb, transitive + intransitive \ ˈleft-ˈklik \

Definition of left-click

: to press the leftmost button on a computer mouse or similar input device
  • There's an icon but when I left-click on it, I do not have any of the shortcuts I expect.
  • —John C. Dvorak
  • When purchasing an in-store computer, select the Start button, and left-click "Computer." A menu will pop up.
  • —Matthew Shepard
— compare right-click

First Known Use of left-click

1990


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