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mollydooker Line breaks: molly|doo¦ker
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒlɪˌduːkə/

Definition of mollydooker in English:


Australian informal
A left-handed person.
Example sentences
  • Harris, a left-hander, was one of the few "molly-dookers" bowling in the competition
  • He is rarely sighted after the first few rounds—opponents having lasted, collectively, only 69 rounds with the young "molly-dooker."
  • He is possibly, even probably, the best left-handed batsman Australia has had, and certainly the best of all the Victorian mollydookers.


1940s: from Molly (pet form of the given name Mary) or from the slang term mauley 'hand' + -dook representing a pronunciation of duke (sense 2 of the noun) + -er1.

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