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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agilely, nimblyadverb

    in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease

    "nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens; "leaped agilely from roof to roof"


  1. nimblyadverb

    in a nimble manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Nimblyadverb

    Quickly; speedily; actively.

    Etymology: from nimble.

    He capers nimbly in a lady’s chamber,
    To the lascivious playing of a lute. William Shakespeare, Rich. III.

    The air
    Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself. William Shakespeare.

    Most legs can nimbly run, tho' some be lame. Davies.

    The liquor we poured from the crystals, and set it in a digesting furnace to evaporate more nimbly. Boyle.


  1. nimbly

    The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter is a 1990 fantasy film and a sequel to The NeverEnding Story. It was directed by George T. Miller and stars Jonathan Brandis as Bastian Bux, Kenny Morrison as Atreyu, and Alexandra Johnes as the Childlike Empress. The only actor to return from the first film was Thomas Hill as Carl Conrad Coreander. The film used plot elements from Michael Ende's novel The Neverending Story (primarily the second half) but introduced a new storyline. Upon its American theatrical release in 1991, the Bugs Bunny animated short Box-Office Bunny was shown before the film. This short was also included on the VHS and LaserDisc release later that year.


  1. nimbly

    Nimbly is an adverb used to describe a movement or action that is done in a quick, light, and skillful manner with ease and agility. It is often used in the context of physical activities where flexibility, quickness, and precision are required.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nimblyadverb

    in a nimble manner; with agility; with light, quick motion

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nimbly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nimbly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of nimbly in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Nantel:

    Every day we empower people to find ways to improve their jobs, and when they do that we want to make those changes — quickly, that type of continuous improvement is harder to do quickly and nimbly with unions in the middle.

  2. The NAACP:

    The NAACP intends to aggressively and nimbly respond to the current climate of political unrest, as well as the assaults upon human and civil rights that threaten our very democracy, as only it can, to do so demands that the board of the NAACP ensure that organization has the right plan and the right leadership to address these 21st-century challenges.

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