right-handed


right-handed

adjective

  1. having the right hand or arm more serviceable than the left; using the right hand by preference: a right-handed painter.
  2. adapted to or performed by the right hand: a right-handed lever; right-handed penmanship.
  3. Machinery.
    1. rotating clockwise.
    2. noting a helical, or spiral, member, as a gear tooth or screw thread, that twists clockwise as it recedes from an observer.
  4. Building Trades. right-hand(def 5).

adverb Also right-hand·ed·ly.

  1. in a right-handed manner or fashion: The door opens right-handed.
  2. with the right hand: She writes right-handed.
  3. toward the right hand or in a clockwise direction: The strands of the rope are laid right-handed.

adjective

  1. using the right hand with greater skill or ease than the left
  2. performed with the right handright-handed writing
  3. made for use by the right hand
  4. worn on the right hand
  5. turning from left to right; clockwise

adj.

  1. Using the right hand more skillfully or easily than the left.

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