lefty

1

or left·ie

[ lef-tee ]
/ ˈlɛf ti /
|

noun, plural left·ies. Informal.

a left-handed person.
a leftist.

Origin of lefty

1
First recorded in 1925–30; left1 + -y2

Definition for lefty (2 of 4)

lefty

2
[ lef-tee ]
/ ˈlɛf ti /
Informal.

adjective

leftist; left-wing.

adverb

with the left hand; in a left-handed manner: He bats lefty.

Origin of lefty

2
First recorded in 1885–90; left1 + -y1

Definition for lefty (3 of 4)

Grove

[ grohv ]
/ groʊv /

noun

Sir George,1820–1900, English musicologist.
Robert MosesLefty, 1900–75, U.S. baseball player.

Definition for lefty (4 of 4)

Carlton

[ kahrl-tuh n ]
/ ˈkɑrl tən /

noun

Stephen NormanSteveLefty, born 1944, U.S. baseball player.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for lefty (1 of 3)

lefty

/ (ˈlɛftɪ) /

noun plural lefties informal

a left-winger
mainly US and Canadian a left-handed person

British Dictionary definitions for lefty (2 of 3)

Carlton

/ (ˈkɑːltən) /

noun

a town in N central England, in S Nottinghamshire. Pop: 48 493 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for lefty (3 of 3)

grove

/ (ɡrəʊv) /

noun

a small wooded area or plantation
  1. a road lined with houses and often trees, esp in a suburban area
  2. (capital as part of a street name)Ladbroke Grove

Word Origin for grove

Old English grāf; related to grǣfa thicket, greave, Norwegian greivla to intertwine
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