Part of speech:
Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
Skillful in a quick, sure, and easy way; dexterous
Clever with the hands; deft; adroit
Tending to react hastily:
Handsome, convenient, nice, etc.
(Obsolete) Having genius; brilliant.
Fierce or impetuous; violent:
Marked by or involving direct participation:
Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
Having a fine texture:
Not hard to do or achieve; easy
(Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
Rotating clockwise; dextrorotatory.
Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
- 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
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