right-hander

noun

right-hand·​er ˈrīt-ˈhan-dər How to pronounce right-hander (audio)
1
: a blow struck with the right hand
2
: a right-handed person
especially : a right-handed pitcher

Word History

First Known Use

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 9 Dec. 2022.

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