Agile synonyms and antonyms

ăj'əl, -īl'

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Having or showing skill in the use of the hands or body
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Able to bend and move easily and nimbly; lithe; limber
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Moving with speed, rapidity or swiftness, or capable of doing so; rapid; fast.
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Easily bent; supple.
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Marked by effortless grace:
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Physical or mental agility or quickness; nimbleness
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Eager; enthusiastic; much interested
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Harsh or severe:
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Full of spirit and vitality; lively; brisk.
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The definition of athletic is a person, place, or thing that is strong, vital, and/or busy.
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Active; busy
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Characterized by much activity or excitement:
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Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
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Quick and light in movement or action.
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Of or relating to energy.
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Not easy to deal with; delicate
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Not moving or able to move quickly; proceeding at a low speed:
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Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
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Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
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In or of the active voice
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Moving swiftly and nimbly.
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Designed so as to hold well to the road:
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The quality of being adept.
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Displays of skillfulness or ease of ability.
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The definition of agility refers to mental quickness and sharpness.
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A show of athletic prowess.
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Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.
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The quality of having options. "I have some flexibility."
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The quality of being nimble
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Not hard to do or achieve; easy
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Moving or performing quickly, lightly, and easily
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(Dial.) Lively, chipper, sprightly, smart, etc.
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Not winking.
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That can run swiftly
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The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.
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Forceful or powerful; strong; energetic
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Lively; playful; frolicsome
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Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
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Rapid is defined as something that is fast or quick or that happens in a short time.
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Quick, acting without delay.
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(Heraldry, not comparable) Having the right forefoot lifted, the others remaining on the ground, as if trotting; trippant.
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Prepared or available for service, action, or progress:
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Lively; alert
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The definition of swift is something that happens quickly or something that moves at high speed.
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Alert describes a person or thing extremely aware of what is going on with their surroundings, and is often ready to quickly respond to a possibly dangerous situation.
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Vigilant; alert:
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Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
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Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.
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Treading with light and nimble ease.
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The definition of mercurial is changeable or fickle.
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Skilled at or given to petty thievery.
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Of or pertaining to an acrobat.
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The definition of adroit is someone who is very skillful at doing something.
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Firm in loyalty:
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Without delay; quick; prompt
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Marked by resilience; elastic.
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Flying, or able to fly.
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Full of energy; lively.
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(Internet) An Internet address; URL.
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(Dated) Easily influenced by trifling considerations; unsteady; unsettled; volatile.
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Emotionally fragile, easily offended.
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Synonym Study

  • Sprightly implies animation or vivacity and suggests lightheartedness
  • Spry suggests nimbleness or alacrity, esp. as displayed by vigorous elderly people
  • Quick implies rapidity and promptness, seldom indicating, out of context, the degree of skillfulness
  • Agile and nimble both imply rapidity, ease, and lightness of movement, agile emphasizing dexterity in the use of the limbs and nimble, deftness in the performance of some act
Find another word for agile. In this page you can discover 73 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for agile, like: dexterous, supple, quick, lissome, limber, lithe, legerity, keen, stiff, sprightly and athletic.