Dexterous synonyms

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Quick and light in movement or action.
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(Computing) Of or relating to Agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.
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Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
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Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
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The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.
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Easily or effectively used; convenient or useful:
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Tending to react hastily:
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Mentally quick and original; bright:
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Marked by or exhibiting originality or inventiveness:
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Suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen
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Free from constraints preventing completion of task; permitted to; not prevented from. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470).]
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Marked by or involving direct participation:
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Having a fine texture:
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Marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort:
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Not able; lacking a certain ability.
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The definition of inept is being bad at a task or not suitable.
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Not elegant or well-planned, lacking tact or subtlety
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Not handy; inconvenient or inaccessible
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Of a made object: inexpertly made or showing a lack of skill.
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Not expert; unskilled.
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The definition of facile is something that uses little effort or is easy to do.
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Superficially attractive or plausible but lacking depth or soundness:
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Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance
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Showing art or skill in performing or doing
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The definition of dextrous is someone who is graceful and skillful in physical movements.
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Rotating clockwise; dextrorotatory.
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Characteristic of an expert.
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  • 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
Find another word for dexterous. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dexterous, like: nimble, agile, artful, skillful, deft, handy, quick, clever, ingenious, sharp and able.