Definition of molly dook in English:

molly dook


  • A left-handed person.

    ‘nothing wrong with being a molly dook’
    • ‘What's so wrong with the "molly-dook?" Nearly all boxers are left-handed.’
    • ‘The camera catches mollydook Frank Watts having a crack at the ring, the expressions on his mates' faces recording their ideas of his chances.’
    • ‘Evatt was a left-hander with the bat — a 'molly dook' — and thereby, said the cruel, there surely hangs a tale.’
    • ‘The book is a postmodern tragic comedy about a sweet Californian dreamer who meets a mollydook mystic in a sleepy village on the North Coast.’
    • ‘Both wore outstanding 'molly dook' punchers who surmounted the difficulties wllh which such boxers roust contend.’


1930s: 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).


molly dook

/ˌmɒlɪ ˈduːk/