What does dexterity mean?

Definitions for dexteritydɛkˈstɛr ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dexterity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight(noun)

    adroitness in using the hands


  1. dexterity(Noun)

    Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.

  2. Origin: dexteritas, from dexter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dexterity(noun)


  2. Dexterity(noun)

    readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts; as, dexterity with the chisel

  3. Dexterity(noun)

    readiness in the use or control of the mental powers; quickness and skill in managing any complicated or difficult affair; adroitness


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for dexterity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ловкост, сръчностBulgarian
  • destresaCatalan, Valencian
  • zručnostCzech
  • Fingerfertigkeit, GeschicklichkeitGerman
  • επιδεξιότητα, επιτηδειότητα, μαστοριά, δεξιοσύνηGreek
  • destrezaSpanish
  • taitavuus, näppäryysFinnish
  • dextéritéFrench
  • זריזות, גמישות, קלות תנועה, מיומנותHebrew
  • निपुणताHindi
  • fürgeség, ügyesség, kézügyességHungarian
  • destrezzaItalian
  • 器用, 素早いJapanese
  • спретност, умешностMacedonian
  • handigheidDutch
  • zręczność, zwinnośćPolish
  • destrezaPortuguese
  • abilitate, îndemânare, iscusință, dexteritate, dibăcieRomanian
  • сноровка, подвижность, проворность, ловкость, проворствоRussian
  • skicklighet, fingerfärdighetSwedish
  • 灵巧Chinese

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