agile, nimble, quick, spry(adj)
moving quickly and lightly
"sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
"an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
Origin: From agile, from agilis, from ago. See agent.
having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aj′il, adj. active: nimble.—n. Agil′ity, quickness of motion: nimbleness—also Ag′ileness. [Fr.—L. agilis—agĕre, to do or act.]
The numerical value of agile in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of agile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This record result reflects a stronger, leaner, more agile Qantas.
If the company still wants to remain diversified, the model needs to be agile.
The submarine cable will give us greater security and more agile communications with Europe.
I'm 80 and I can't believe it ! i'm so youthful, agile, nimble, spry, mentally alert that it's astonishing.
Spurred by competitive demands for more agile organizations, the world of work is pivoting to a blended workforce.
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- رشيق, خفيف الحركةArabic
- пъргав, чевръст, подвиженBulgarian
- àgilCatalan, Valencian
- behände, agil, wendigGerman
- چالاک, تَر و فرز, چُست, چابُکPersian
- gradScottish Gaelic
- すばしこい, 敏捷Japanese
- mobilis dissertusLatin
- žigls, ņiprs, vingrs, knašs, veiklsLatvian
- tangkas, lincahMalay
- beweeglijk, behendig, lenigDutch
- smidig, behendig, sprek, ledigNorwegian
- гибкий, проворный, подвижный, ловкийRussian
- vig, smidigSwedish
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