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nimble

Synonyms of nimble in English:

adjective

  • 1 he was nimble on his feet
    agile, sprightly, light, spry, lively, quick, graceful, lithe, limber;
    skillful, deft, dexterous, adroit
    informal nippy, twinkle-toed
    literary lightsome
    [Antonyms] clumsy
  • 2 a nimble mind
    informal brainy, quick on the uptake
    [Antonyms] dull
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