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Noun: lefty  lef-tee
  1. A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    "their pitcher was a lefty";
    - left-hander, southpaw, leftie
     
  2. A baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    - left-handed pitcher, left-hander, left hander, lefthander, southpaw, leftie
     
  3. A person who belongs to the political left
    - collectivist, leftist, left-winger, leftie
Adjective: lefty  lef-tee
  1. Believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
    "Gitlow was a lefty Socialist who rejected the idea of capturing power";
    - leftist, left-of-center [US], left-wing, leftie, left-of-centre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: lefties

See also: left

Type of: hurler [N. Amer], individual, mortal, person, pitcher, socialist, somebody, someone, soul, twirler

Encyclopedia: Lefty