- 1Having or showing skill with the hands; dexterous: nimble-fingered guitar workMore example sentences
- Surprisingly he had rather large hands but was nimble-fingered which proved invaluable in his role as a butcher and musician.
- Mairead stole the show with her flamboyance and nimble fingered fiddling.
- The nimble-fingered girls in the packing room attracted the attention of the King and Queen.
- 1.1 • informal Prone to steal; thieving: a nimble-fingered pickpocketMore example sentences
- You, my dear old friend, have been the greatest boon to my budding nimble-fingered career, and aye, my comrade since first we met.
- Their only means of subsistence appear to be in theft, and in this they are said to outrival even the nimble-fingered islanders of the South Seas.
- In its very first issue it portrayed the threat posed by young, nimble-fingered thieves to honest, upstanding citizens enjoying a day's outing.
More definitions of nimble-fingeredDefinition of nimble-fingered in:
- The US English dictionary