nimble definition

  • adjective:
    • fast, light, or agile in motion or activity; deft: nimble hands. See Synonyms at dexterous.
    • Quick, smart, and intense in devising or comprehension: nimble wits.
    • Quick and light in motion or action.
    • Quick-witted and aware.
    • Light and fast in motion; moving with ease and celerity; lively; swift.
    • going quickly and softly
    • psychologically fast
  • others:
    • Light and fast in movement; active; going with ease and celerity; marked by simplicity and rapidity of movement; vibrant; swift.
    • Keen; sharp.
    • Quick to apprehend; apprehensive; acute; penetrating.
    • Synonyms Light, quick, expeditious, fast, spry; Nimble, Agile. The very last two terms present lightness and quickness in movement, the previous becoming more suggestive associated with use of the feet, the latter of this for the whole reduced limbs.
    • Fresh or strong: applied to tanliquor.

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