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Noun: southpaw  'sawth,po
Usage: informal
  1. A baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    - left-handed pitcher, left-hander, left hander, lefthander, lefty [informal], leftie [informal]
  2. A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
    "their pitcher was a southpaw";
    - left-hander, lefty [informal], leftie [informal]

Derived forms: southpaws

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

Encyclopedia: Southpaw