Definitions for southpawˈsaʊθˌpɔ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who is left-handed.
a baseball pitcher who throws with the left hand.
Origin of southpaw:
left-handed pitcher, left-hander, left hander, lefthander, lefty, southpaw(noun)
a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
left-hander, lefty, southpaw(noun)
a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
"their pitcher was a southpaw"
One who is left-handed, especially in sports.
A left-handed pitcher.
Since home plate is generally in the southwest corner to avoid glare in the batter's eyes, a southpaw's pitching hand is to the south.
A left-handed writer who, instead of mirroring right-handed writers, turn his or her hand upsidedown in order to put the writing implement in the same position as right-handed writers.
Southpaw is a boxing term that designates the stance where the boxer has his right hand and right foot forward, leading with right jabs, and following with a left cross right hook. Southpaw is the normal stance for a left-handed boxer. The corresponding designation for a right-handed boxer is orthodox, and is generally a mirror-image of the southpaw stance.
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