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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 am·bi·dex·trous /ˌæmbɪˈdɛkstrəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 am·bi·dex·trous /ˌæmbɪˈdɛkstrəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Am·bi·dex·trous a.
 1. Having the faculty of using both hands with equal ease.
 2. Practicing or siding with both parties.
    All false, shuffling, and ambidextrous dealings.   --L'Estrange.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: equally skillful with each hand; "an ambidextrous surgeon"
             [syn: two-handed] [ant: right-handed, left-handed]
      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: deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced,
          two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued]