lefty

1

or left·ie

[ lef-tee ]
/ ˈlɛf ti /

noun, plural left·ies.Informal.

a left-handed person.
a leftist.

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Origin of lefty

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

Definition for lefty (2 of 2)

lefty2
[ 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
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British Dictionary definitions for lefty

lefty
/ (ˈlɛftɪ) /

noun plural lefties informal

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