Definition of nimble-witted in English:
Having or showing an ability to think or respond quickly and effectively.
- The nimble-witted scholar has little patience for her daughter, Clara.
- The lines had been composed by the most nimble-witted of the great professors of medicine of that time, William Bean.
- A nimble-witted person can view a subject from a multitude of angles, often shifting perspective with bewildering rapidity.