What does dexterous mean?

Definitions for dexterous
ˈdɛk strəs, -stər əsdex·ter·ous

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deft, dexterous, dextrous(adj)

    skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

    "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"

Wiktionary

  1. dexterous(Adjective)

    Skillful with one's hands.

  2. dexterous(Adjective)

    Skillful in some specific thing

  3. dexterous(Adjective)

    Agile; flexible; able to move fluidly and gracefully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dexterous(adj)

    ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active with the hands; handy; ready; as, a dexterous hand; a dexterous workman

  2. Dexterous(adj)

    skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager

  3. Dexterous(adj)

    done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management

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How to say dexterous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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Translations for dexterous

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  • умел, сръчен, ловъкBulgarian
  • zručnýCzech
  • behänd, gewandt, flink, geschickt, agile, flexibelGerman
  • diestro, hábil, habiloso, habilidosoSpanish
  • kätevä, ketterä, näppärä, käsistä, taitava, jänteväFinnish
  • habile, adroitFrench
  • aghtalManx
  • ingegnoso, agile, aggraziato, destro, abile, sveltoItalian
  • 器用Japanese
  • veikls, vingrsLatvian
  • haratauMāori
  • спретен, умешен, вештMacedonian
  • zręcznyPolish
  • [[hábil]]/[[habilidoso]] ([[com]] [[as]] [[mãos]]), hábil, habilidoso, ágilPortuguese
  • ловкий, умелый, искусный, гибкий, проворныйRussian
  • vješt, вешт, vešt, savitljiv, felksibilan, вјештSerbo-Croatian
  • šikovný, zručný, vymakaný, ladnýSlovak
  • händigSwedish
  • becerikli, hünerli, mâhir, mârifetli, eli çabuk, mahâhretli, atik, çevikTurkish

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