[syn: ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Ambidextrous \Am`bi*dex"trous\, a.
1. Having the faculty of using both hands with equal ease.
--Sir T. Browne.
2. Practicing or siding with both parties.
All false, shuffling, and ambidextrous dealings.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous
surgeon" [syn: ambidextrous, two-handed] [ant: left-
2: marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending
one set of feelings and acting under the influence of
another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel
Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced
infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray [syn:
ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous,
Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
68 Moby Thesaurus words for "ambidextrous":
Janus-like, Machiavellian, adaptable, adjustable, all-around,
ambidexter, ambidextral, amphibious, artful, bifacial, bifold,
biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent,
conduplicate, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, dextrosinistral,
dishonest, disomatous, double, double-dealing, double-faced,
double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, dual, duple, duplex,
duplicate, duplicitous, faithless, false, false-principled,
falsehearted, flexible, geminate, geminated, generally capable,
hypocritical, left-handed, many-sided, mobile, perfidious,
resourceful, second, secondary, shifty, sinistrodextral, slippery,
supple, treacherous, tricky, twin, twinned, two-faced, two-handed,
two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story, twofold, versatile
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
AMBIDEXTROUS, adj. Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket
or a left.