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Definition of nimble-witted in English:


Having or showing an ability to think or respond quickly and effectively.
Example sentences
  • A nimble-witted person can view a subject from a multitude of angles, often shifting perspective with bewildering rapidity.
  • When we first meet Jennet she's a nimble-witted 11-year-old girl studying natural philosophy with her scientifically inclined Aunt Isobel.
  • Nimble-witted Brendan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) finds the corpse of his ex-girlfriend Emily (Emilie de Ravin) just two days after she had sent him a cry for help.
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