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Definition of "ambidextrous" []

  • Able to use both hands with equal facility. (adjective)
  • Unusually skillful; adroit. (adjective)
  • Deceptive or hypocritical. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ambidextrous" in a sentence
  • "I hate to use the term ambidextrous because how many people really are?"
  • "The company on Thursday said it may pursue what it calls an "ambidextrous" strategy that would allow it to offer chips that include circuitry developed by other companies as well as its own."
  • "Well the word ambidextrous means "both as right" meaning that you can use both hands like non-sinister people use their right hands."