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ambisinister (am bi SIN uh stuhr) (adjective), more ambisinister, most ambisinister
1. Relating to the inability to perform acts requiring manual skill with either hand; literally, "having two left hands": Little Linda showed ambisinister movements when she was trying to tie her shoelaces for the very first time.
2. A reference to someone who is clumsy, awkward, or being unskillful in the use of both hands with the same bad results: The little child presented in the picture below is certainly an ambisinister one because he has difficulties getting the food into his mouth without spilling it all over himself.
3. Etymology: from Latin ambi-, "both", + sinister, "on the left side".
A baby exhibits his ambisinistrous eating behavior.
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