Definition of Lefty

1. Noun. A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right. "Their pitcher was a southpaw"

Exact synonyms: Left-hander, Southpaw
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



2. Noun. A baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand.
Exact synonyms: Left Hander, Left-handed Pitcher, Left-hander, Lefthander, Southpaw
Generic synonyms: Hurler, Pitcher, Twirler
Derivative terms: Left Hand

Definition of Lefty

1. Noun. (American English) One who is left-handed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lefty

1. a left-handed person [n LEFTIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lefty

leftisms
leftist
leftists
leftmosts
leftosphere
leftover
leftovers
lefts
leftward
leftwards
leftwing
leftwinger
leftwingers
leftwise
lefty (current term)
lefull
leg
leg-breaker
leg-of-mutton sleeve
leg-pull
leg-pulling
leg-spinner
leg-spinners
leg-warmer
leg-warmers
leg-work
leg.
leg before wicket
leg before wickets

Literary usage of Lefty

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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1912)
""I suppose there 's no use trying to be quiet," lefty gasped. ... lefty muttered anxiously. "You fellows had better run along ! Leave a lantern with me. ..."

2. Maggie's Sauna by Paul E. Furdon (2000)
""Only if lefty O'Kane is one of the players," Marie said with a smile. ... Gordon, lefty, Teflon and lefty's wife, Marilyn were playing at Pine Meadows in ..."

3. The Home and Country Readers by Mary Augusta Laselle (1918)
"'"Greater love' — 'no man' — that's straight, old lefty. I won't forget that. I'll — I'll try to make up to some other chaps who haven'ta chance. ..."

4. Atlanta, GA: A Photographic Portrait by Byron Jorjorian, Photographer, Byron Jorjorian (2005)
"A lefty Southpaw great Warren Spahn cast in his signature high kick pitching style outside Tumer Field. ..."

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