Part of speech:
Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
The definition of deft is nimble, skillful or quick.
Easily or effectively used; convenient or useful:
Tending to react hastily:
Mentally quick and original; bright:
Marked by or exhibiting originality or inventiveness:
Suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen
Marked by or involving direct participation:
Having a fine texture:
Marked by or causing embarrassment or discomfort:
The definition of inept is being bad at a task or not suitable.
Not handy; inconvenient or inaccessible
Not expert; unskilled.
The definition of facile is something that uses little effort or is easy to do.
Superficially attractive or plausible but lacking depth or soundness:
Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance
Showing art or skill in performing or doing
The definition of dextrous is someone who is graceful and skillful in physical movements.
Rotating clockwise; dextrorotatory.
Characteristic of an expert.
- 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.