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

Derived forms: lefties

See also: left

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

Encyclopedia: Leftie