Definitions for ambidextrousˌæm bɪˈdɛk strəs
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equally skillful with each hand
"an ambidextrous surgeon"
ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued(adj)
marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
"she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
Practising or siding with both parties.
All false, shuffling, and ambidextrous dealings. uE000108415uE001 L'Estrange.
Of a person, bisexual.
Origin: ambi- + dexter + -ous (as if both hands are like the right hand, which is the stronger hand in most people).
having the faculty of using both hands with equal ease
practicing or siding with both parties
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.
Jes Staley has clearly been hired as an ambidextrous CEO.
Not only is he ambidextrous, but he can throw with either hand.
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- بارع إلى حد إثتثنائيArabic
- ambidextreCatalan, Valencian
- ambidextro, ambidiestroSpanish
- co-yesh, co-yesh er dagh laueManx
- چهپ وڕاستهKurdish
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