Definition of nimble in English:


Line breaks: nim¦ble
Pronunciation: /ˈnɪmb(ə)l

adjective (nimbler, nimblest)


Old English nǣmel 'quick to seize or comprehend', related to niman 'take', of Germanic origin. The -b- was added for ease of pronunciation.

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