lefty

noun \ ˈlef-tē \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of lefty

plural lefties
2 : an advocate of leftism

lefty

adjective

Examples of lefty in a Sentence

  1. Our starting pitcher is a lefty.

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First Known Use of lefty

1886

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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LEFTY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of lefty for English Language Learners

  • : a person who supports liberal or socialist political policies


LEFTY Defined for Kids

lefty

noun \ ˈlef-tē \

Definition of lefty for Students

plural lefties
: a left-handed person

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