Definition of Agile

1. Adjective. Moving quickly and lightly. "The old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"

Exact synonyms: Nimble, Quick, Spry
Similar to: Active
Derivative terms: Agility, Nimbleness, Quickness, Quickness



2. Adjective. Mentally quick. "Nimble wits"
Exact synonyms: Nimble
Similar to: Intelligent
Derivative terms: Nimbleness

Definition of Agile

1. a. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.

Definition of Agile

1. Adjective. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Agile

1. able to move quickly and easily [adj] : AGILELY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agile

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Literary usage of Agile

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1. 21st Century Manufacturing Enterprise Strategy by Iacocca Institute of Lehigh University, Rick Dove, Roger N. Nagel (1991)
"To accomplish the transition to agile manufacturing effectively, a mechanism is needed that will, on a continuing basis: • Measure the value of decisions ..."

2. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"Au Lapin agile, 22. rue des Saules, Metro: Lamarck Caulaincourt. Tue - Sun after 9 pm Simple menu and chanson program. O Moulin Rouge. 82, bd de Clichy, ..."

3. Typee: Areal Romance of the South Sea by Herman Melville (1892)
"... Tree — Singular modes of climbing it—An agile young Chief—Fearlessness of the Children—Too-Too and the Cocoa-nut Tree —The Birds of the Valley. ..."

4. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"... who had gained a reputation not only of being hardy and agile, but also of being expert backwoodsmen whose guns were fatal. 1A raid was'made on Bow, ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"Emile Bayard to a singularly expressive and very Frenchy picture representing a duel with swords, on a heath near a group of pines, between two agile ..."

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