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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The first known use of right-hander was in 1846

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“Right-hander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-hander. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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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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