from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. To or on the left.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. To or from the left.
- adv. To or from the left.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Toward or on the left side.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toward the left; to the left hand or side; sinistrad.
Since it was his first year in the woods with a rifle, I ended up buying my "leftward" son an early 1970s era Browning BLR in .243 and told him to "shoot small" and he wouldn't need a second shot ...
I've bought a couple of Ithaca M-37s but haven't figured out the rifle solution for the "leftward" son.
That sort of change, whether "leftward," "rightward," or in a direction that defies those classifications, is much more difficult and more worthwhile than anything mere politics can deliver.
I know that Huffington Post's readers skew leftward which is precisely why I wanted to post there.
Most of my more "leftward" friends don't ever talk about politics at all, nor do they get "excited" about their candidates.
That is, the Democratic platform has moved substantially "leftward" on economics.
If these differences in opinion persist, then we would expect that American Catholic opinion will shift leftward on attitudes toward social welfare.
I would hypothesize that the leftward movement of America in recent years is a direct result of the multibillion-dollar edifice of wingnut disinformation that inundates us today.
Ever since the unemployment legislation was killed in the state house in April, McDonnell's team has been ready with their response, which is rooted in this fact: Despite its leftward trend in recent years, Virginia is still a moderate state that has gone to great lengths over the last decade to cultivate a pro-business environment.
But the man who has occupied the Oval Office since January, 2009 is someone entirely different -- a man seemingly without a compass, a tactician who veers rightward one day and leftward the next, an inside-the Beltway dealmaker who doesn't explain his comprises in light of larger goals.