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ambidextrous


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ambidextrous  \Am`bi*dex"trous\,  a. 
  1.  Having  the  faculty  of  using  both  hands  with  equal  ease. 
  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  2.  Practicing  or  siding  with  both  parties. 
 
  All  false,  shuffling,  and  ambidextrous  dealings. 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ambidextrous 
  adj  1:  equally  skillful  with  each  hand;  "an  ambidextrous  surgeon" 
  [syn:  {two-handed}]  [ant:  {right-handed},  {left-handed}] 
  2:  marked  by  deliberate  deceptiveness  especially  by  pretending 
  one  set  of  feelings  and  acting  under  the  influence  of 
  another;  "she  was  a  deceitful  scheming  little  thing"- 
  Israel  Zangwill;  "a  double-dealing  double  agent";  "a 
  double-faced  infernal  traitor  and  schemer"-  W.M.Thackeray 
  [syn:  {deceitful},  {double-dealing},  {duplicitous},  {Janus-faced}, 
  {two-faced},  {double-faced},  {double-tongued}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  AMBIDEXTROUS,  adj  Able  to  pick  with  equal  skill  a  right-hand  pocket 
  or  a  left 
 
 




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