“[“. ASCII character 91.
Common: left square bracket; ITU-T: opening bracket; bracket. Rare: square; INTERCAL: U turn.
Paired with right bracket (“]”).
noun 1. the cerebral hemisphere on the left side of the corpus callosum, controlling activity on the right side of the body: in humans, usually showing some degree of specialization for language and calculation. [left-breynd] /ˈlɛftˈbreɪnd/ adjective 1. having the left brain dominant, therefore being more adept at logic, calculation, language, and other thought processes […]
[left-breynd] /ˈlɛftˈbreɪnd/ adjective 1. having the left brain dominant, therefore being more adept at logic, calculation, language, and other thought processes or skills usually associated with the left brain. 2. of or relating to a person whose left brain is dominant.
[left-bran-ching, -brahn-] /ˈlɛftˌbræn tʃɪŋ, -ˌbrɑn-/ adjective, Linguistics. 1. (of a grammatical construction) characterized by greater structural complexity in the position preceding the head, as the phrase my brother’s friend’s house; having most of the constituents on the left in a tree diagram (opposed to ).
- Left coast
noun the West Coast of the United States or Canada Examples Left coast life often focuses on Hollywood. Word Origin humorous reference to that coast being on the left when facing a map noun phrase The Pacific Coast: That’s not what they’re saying out on the Left Coast