right-hander
noun Date: 1846 1. a blow struck with the right hand 2. a right-handed person; especially a right-handed pitcher

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • right-hander — n 1.) someone who uses their right hand for writing, throwing etc ≠ ↑left hander ▪ He was the only right hander among his team s top six batsmen. 2.) a hit using your right hand …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • right-hander — right handers N COUNT You can describe someone as a right hander if they use their right hand rather than their left hand for activities such as writing and sports and for picking things up. Ant: left hander …   English dictionary

  • right-hander — ► NOUN 1) a right handed person. 2) a blow struck with a person s right hand …   English terms dictionary

  • right-hander — UK [ˌraɪt ˈhændə(r)] / US [ˌraɪt ˈhændər] noun [countable] Word forms right hander : singular right hander plural right handers 1) someone who naturally tends to use their right hand rather than their left to do things such as writing 2) a hit… …   English dictionary

  • right hander — noun a person who uses the right hand more skillfully than the left • Syn: ↑right hander, ↑righthander • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-hander — right hand|er [ ,raıt hændər ] noun count 1. ) someone who naturally tends to use their right hand instead of their left to do things such as writing 2. ) a hit made with the right hand …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • right-hander — right′ hand′er n. 1) a right handed person 2) a blow or pitch delivered with the right hand • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • right-hander — right hand·er …   English syllables

  • right-hander — noun (C) 1 someone who uses their right hand for writing, throwing etc 2 a hit with your right hand opposite left­hander …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • right-hander — noun One who is right handed Syn: righty Ant: left hander …   Wiktionary

  • right-hander — /ruyt han deuhr, han /, n. 1. a person who is right handed, esp. a baseball pitcher who throws with the right hand. 2. Informal. a. a slap or punch delivered with the right hand. b. a throw or toss, as in basketball, made with the right hand.… …   Universalium

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