Definition of ambisinistrous in English:

ambisinistrous

adjective

  • Not able to use the right and left hands equally well; lacking dexterity, clumsy. Also occasionally: as skilled with the left hand as with the right; ambidextrous.

Pronunciation

ambisinistrous

/ˌambɪˈsɪnɪstrəs/ /ˌambɪsɪˈnɪstrəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Lord William Pitt Lennox (1799–1881), army officer and writer. From post-classical Latin ambisinister doubly left-handed + -ous, after ambidextrous.