ambidextrous ambidextrous  /ˌæm bə ˈdɛk strəs/


  1. (adj) equally skillful with each hand
  2. (adj) marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another


  1. Even while eating, he seems to be multitasking; ambidextrous, he switches his fork back and forth throughout the meal and uses whichever hand is free to gesture or scribble notes.
  2. Yet these are but fine distinctions in Washington, where the firm is considered one of the most ambidextrous in the business, the ultimate supermarket of influence peddling.
  3. Kenwood's Here2Anywhere receiver for Sirius is ambidextrous: you buy separate fittings to use it in the car or at home.


  • Rutgers recruiting: Specialist, D.J. Helkowski, recaps Rutgers workout

    One specialist competing for the honor of attaining an offer is Fauquier high (Warrenton, Va.) punter/kicker, D.J. Helkowski. The 6-2, 200-pound ambidextrous specialist had already visited the Rutgers campus multiple times before, but on June 24th, he was there on business.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger


  1. "Helton doesn't strikeout three times in a ballgame, I don't care if you're ambidextrous," Torre said.
    on May 9, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source:

  2. "Ever since I was a little kid, my dad worked with me on both hands -- whether it was eating or brushing my teeth," Neitzel said. "I've been kind of ambidextrous since I was little kid. It's not natural. I work on it a lot. I'm naturally...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Drew Neitzel Source:

  3. "You're making that [dude] sound like he's ambidextrous or something," teammate Channing Crowder joked with reporters who didn't know Brown is a southpaw.
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Channing Crowder Source:

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