ambidexterity

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ambidexterity \Am"bi*dex*ter"i*ty\, noun

1. The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility. Hence: Versatility; general readiness; as, ambidexterity of argumentation. --Sterne.

Ignorant I was of the human frame, and of its latent powers, as regarded speed, force, and ambidexterity. --De Quincey.

2. Double-dealing. (Law) A juror's taking of money from the both parties for a verdict.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ambidexterity

noun

1: the property of being equally skillful with each hand [syn: {ambidexterity}, {ambidextrousness}]


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