Dexterous synonyms

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Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
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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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Skillful in a quick, sure, and easy way; dexterous
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Clever with the hands; deft; adroit
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Tending to react hastily:
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Handsome, convenient, nice, etc.
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(Obsolete) Having genius; brilliant.
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Fierce or impetuous; violent:
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Marked by or involving direct participation:
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Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
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Having a fine texture:
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Not hard to do or achieve; easy
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(Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
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Alternative spelling of dexterous.
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Rotating clockwise; dextrorotatory.
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Having, involving, or demonstrating skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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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
Find another word for dexterous. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dexterous, like: nimble, artful, skillful, deft, handy, quick, clever, ingenious, sharp, able and active.