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LEFTY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lefty mean? 

LEFTY (noun)
  The noun LEFTY has 2 senses:

1. a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
2. a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

  Familiarity information: LEFTY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEFTY (noun)


Sense 1lefty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lefty; left-hander; southpaw

Context example:

their pitcher was a southpaw

Hypernyms ("lefty" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)


Sense 2lefty [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

left hander; left-handed pitcher; left-hander; lefthander; southpaw; lefty

Hypernyms ("lefty" is a kind of...):

hurler; pitcher; twirler ((baseball) the person who does the pitching)


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