ambidexter

[ am-bi-dek-ster ]
/ ˌæm bɪˈdɛk stər /

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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Example sentences from the Web for ambidexter

  • 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