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ambidexter

[ am-bi-dek-ster ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈdɛk stər /
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adjective
Archaic. ambidextrous.
noun
Obsolete. an ambidextrous person.
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Origin of ambidexter

From Late Latin, dating back to 1525–35; see origin at ambi-, dexter

OTHER WORDS FROM ambidexter

am·bi·dex·tral, adjective
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How to use ambidexter in a sentence

  • Both ambidexter and quadruple-armed is that man, who in a day-laborer's body, possesses a day-laboring soul.

  • The comic scenes have a link of connection with the tragic ones in Ambidexter, the vice and accomplice of the villanous tyrant.

    Tragedy|Ashley H. Thorndike
  • They are, indeed, nearly ambidexter; but the sword, the spear and the fish-gig are always used with the right hand.

  • My left hand has accordingly been my most willing and obedient servant, and in this way I became ambidexter.

    Stories of Invention|Edward E. Hale
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