from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or quality of being ambidextrous.
- n. Deceit or hypocrisy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Property of being equally skillful with each hand (from the idea that either hand is like the right-hand).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
- n. Double-dealing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
- n. Double-dealing; duplicity.
- n. In law, the taking of money by a juror from both parties for a verdict.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of being equally skillful with each hand
Dating from the 17th Century CE; ambidexter + -ity, from Medieval Latin adjective ambidexter ("utilising both hands normally"), from Latin ambi- + dexter ("right, handy, opportune") (Wiktionary)