noun. a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand.
- left-handed pitcher
- left hander
noun. a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right.
- unemotional person
Example sentences of the word southpaw
The adjustments aren't difficult, but southpaw kids need to hold the pencil and position the paper differently from kids who write with their right hands.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Hold your body and pen correctly, because the movements a southpaw uses when writing are different from those for right-handed people, because you will push the pencil across the paper, rather than pulling it.
3. Verb, base form
Switching from orthodox to southpaw stances can open your opponent up to more attacks because they'll be coming in from different angles.