right-handed

adjective right-hand·ed \ -ˈhan-dəd \

Definition of right-handed

1 :using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left; also :swinging from right to left
  • a right-handed batter
2 :relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand
3 a :having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch viewed from in front :clockwise
b :having a spiral structure or form that ascends or advances to the right
  • a right-handed screw
4 of a door :opening to the right away from one

right-handed

adverb

right-handedly

adverb

right-handedness

noun

First Known Use of right-handed

14th century


RIGHT-HANDED Defined for English Language Learners

right-handed

adjective

Definition of right-handed for English Language Learners

  • : using the right hand more easily than the left hand

  • : made for the right hand

  • : using or done with the right hand


RIGHT-HANDED Defined for Kids

right-handed

adjective right-hand·ed \ ˈrīt-ˈhan-dəd \

Definition of right-handed for Students

1 :using the right hand better or more easily than the left
2 :done or made with or for the right hand
  • a right-handed glove

Medical Dictionary

right-handed

adjective right-hand·ed \ -ˈhan-dəd \

medical Definition of right-handed

1 :using the right hand habitually or more easily than the left
2 :relating to, designed for, or done with the right hand
3 :having the same direction or course as the movement of the hands of a watch viewed from in front

right-handed

adverb


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