What does dexterity mean?

Definitions for dexterity
dɛkˈstɛr ɪ tidex·ter·i·ty

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

Wiktionary

  1. dexterity(Noun)

    Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.

  2. Origin: dexteritas, from dexter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dexterity(noun)

    right-handedness

  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

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How to say dexterity in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of dexterity in a Sentence

  1. Steve Holen:

    The bones and several teeth show clear signs of having been deliberately broken by humans with manual dexterity and experiential knowledge.

  2. Maura Horton:

    There aren't many different options for people with limited dexterity, but not everyone functions like an 18-year-old. Some have never functioned at all.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    They really handle themselves. With dexterity on the stage in the way that nobody else did, i think it’s likely that one of those two will be the one who come up against the outsider and then we’ll see.

  4. Consumer Reports:

    Accessing the transmission requires ramps, jackstands, or a lift, even then, getting to the fill plug can require a higher degree of patience and dexterity than what’s required for a typical change of engine oil.

  5. The Hollywood Reporter:

    It took less than five minutes into Fox's 'Grease: Live' for director Thomas Kail to throw down the gauntlet, kick it out the door and slam the door shut on just about any future live musicals when it comes to sheer technical dexterity.

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