Ambidexterity



ease, skill, or facility.
unusual cleverness.
duplicity; deceitfulness.
Historical Examples

This is very desirable in many games and should be done aside from any theories as to the value of ambidexterity.
Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium Jessie H. Bancroft

Talk about ambidexterity—Martin didn’t know what it would be like to use one hand at a time.
Held for Orders Frank H. Spearman

Is there any phase of life in which ambidexterity would not be a factor of the greatest value?
Chats on Angling H. V. Hart-Davis

And herein, I think, we find the true answer to Charles Reade’s mistaken notion of the advantages of ambidexterity.
Falling in Love Grant Allen

Both, as in ambidexterity, the ability to use both hands with equal ease.
Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern

n.

1650s, from obsolete adjective ambidexter “two-sided, using both hands with equal facility,” also “double-dealing,” from Medieval Latin ambidexter (see ambidextrous) + -ity.

ambidexterity am·bi·dex·ter·i·ty (ām’bĭ-děk-stěr’ĭ-tē) or am·bi·dex·trism (-děk’strĭz’əm)
n.
The state or quality of being ambidextrous.

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