lefty lefty  /ˈlɛf ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
  2. (n) a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

Usage(s):

  1. Not all this boodle can have come from people who agree with his populist-lefty agenda.
  2. With a sweet lefty swing fit for Yankee Stadium's short right-field porch, Murcer was the best player on some middling Yankee teams of the late '60s and early '70s.
  3. Leonard Weinglass, a famed lefty attorney who had defended Patty Hearst's kidnappers and the Chicago Seven, attracted a parade of celebrities to Abu-Jamal's cause.

News

  1. Bryan Radziewski: Hurricanes’ “short, fat lefty” eating up the competition

    Bryan Radziewski: Hurricanes’ “short, fat lefty” eating up the competition
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Indians over Nationals 2-1

    Washington Nationals' lefty Gio Gonzalez and Cleveland Indians' right-hander Justin Masterson dominated on the mound tonight in Progressive Field, and it was tied at 1-1 after eight and a half before the Indians won it on a walk-off fielder's choice.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

  3. Lefty's long day

    Lefty's long day
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

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