right-hander

noun
right-hand·​er | \ ˈrīt-ˈhan-dər How to pronounce right-hander (audio) \

Definition of right-hander

1 : a blow struck with the right hand
2 : a right-handed person especially : a right-handed pitcher

First Known Use of right-hander

1846, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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right-hander

noun

English Language Learners Definition of right-hander

: a right-handed person especially : a right-handed pitcher in baseball

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