ag´ile|ness


ag´ile|ness
ag|ile «AJ uhl; especially British AJ yl», adjective.
1. moving quickly and easily; active; lively; nimble: »

as agile as a cat. An acrobat has to be agile.

SYNONYM(S): sprightly, spry, brisk.
2. Figurative. quick in thinking; alert: »

You need an agile mind to solve puzzles.

SYNONYM(S): quick-witted.
[< Latin agilis < agere move]
ag´ile|ly, adverb.
ag´ile|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.