Definition of Lefthander

1. Noun. A baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand.

Exact synonyms: Left Hander, Left-handed Pitcher, Left-hander, Lefty, Southpaw
Generic synonyms: Hurler, Pitcher, Twirler
Derivative terms: Left Hand



Definition of Lefthander

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of left-hander) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lefthander

left ventricular myomectomy
left ventricular volume overload
left wing
leftard
leftards
lefte
leftenant
leftenants
lefter
leftest
lefteye flounder
lefteyed flounder
leftfield
lefthand
lefthanded
lefthander (current term)
leftie
lefties
leftish
leftism
leftisms
leftist
leftists
leftmosts
leftosphere
leftover
leftovers
lefts
leftward

Literary usage of Lefthander

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1. Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review edited by Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart (1880)
"Mr. Grant- ham, the lefthander and Mouse got up at p. GO. They must all have been reading Le» Miserables, or the lefthander would never have demanded ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"Conclusion from skill tests of the three types of handedness are: (1) The pure lefthander reveals no less skill than the pure righthander; ..."

3. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"As to the faces of Mr. Lascelles and the lefthander, they were quite tranquil. They had died, in fact, with little pain, and perhaps willingly. ..."

4. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"He put in a tremendous lefthander on Tom's left ogle. Again did both take breath, and drop their arms. Sam steady, and both well ..."

5. Kings of the Queensberry Realm by W. W. Naughton (1902)
"Before there was time to clinch Corbett pushed Fitzsimmons away, lowered his head again and drove in another hard lefthander on the ..."

6. The Virginia Bohemians: A Novel by John Esten Cooke (1880)
"If I were thrown with this big fellow, who is known as the lefthander, I hear—no doubt a ... This lefthander must have seen a good deal of life of all sorts ..."

7. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"I never yet saw a lefthander who wasn't one until he had proved otherwise. Bring me back a husky who can step into the gap and give Walter and Joe a ..."

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