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Another word for dexterous

  1. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance

  2. Showing art or skill in performing or doing

Another word for dexterous


Synonym Study

  • Handy suggests skill, usually without training, at a variety of small tasks a handy man around the house
  • Deft suggests a nimbleness and sureness of touch a deft seamstress
  • Adroit adds to this a connotation of cleverness and resourcefulness and is now generally used of mental facility an adroit evasion
  • Dexterous implies an expertness, natural or acquired, demonstrated in the ability to do things with skill and precision a dexterous mechanic