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Meaning of AGILE

Pronunciation:  'ajul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  moving quickly and lightly; "sleek and agile as a gymnast"; "as nimble as a deer"; "nimble fingers"; "quick of foot"; "the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it"
  2. [adj]  mentally quick; "an agile mind"; "nimble wits"
 

AGILE is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: active, intelligent, nimble, quick, spry
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ag"ile\, a. [F. agile, L. agilis, fr. agere to move. See
{Agent}.]
Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready
to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.

      Shaking it with agile hand.              --Cowper.

Syn: Active; alert; nimble; brisk; lively; quick.

 
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