left-click

verb
\ ˈleft-ˈklik How to pronounce left-click (audio) \
left-clicked; left-clicking; left-clicks

Definition of left-click

transitive + intransitive

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Left-click.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/left-click. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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