What does ambidexter mean?

Definitions for ambidexter

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  1. ambidexter(Noun)

    Someone who is ambidextrous.

  2. ambidexter(Noun)

    A lawyer who takes fees from both plaintiff and defendant, or that goes snacks with both parties in gaming.

  3. ambidexter(Noun)

    Someone who is two-faced; a double-dealer.

  4. Origin: From ambidexter, from ambi- + dexter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ambidexter(adj)

    using both hands with equal ease

  2. Ambidexter(noun)

    a person who uses both hands with equal facility

  3. Ambidexter(noun)

    a double-dealer; one equally ready to act on either side in party disputes

  4. Ambidexter(noun)

    a juror who takes money from both parties for giving his verdict

  5. Origin: [LL., fr. L. ambo both + dexter right, dextra (sc. manus) the right hand.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ambidexter

    am-bi-deks′tėr, adj. and n. able to use both hands with equal facility: double-dealing, or a double-dealer.—n. Ambi′dexter′ity, superior cleverness or adaptability.—adj. Ambidex′trous. [L. ambo, both, dexter, right hand.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambidexter in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ambidexter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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