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  • nimble witted — Synonyms and related words: Attic, adroit, apt, biting, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, dexterous, droll, facetious, funny, gifted, hep, humorous, humorsome, jesting, jocose, jocular, joking, joky, joshing, keen, keen witted, knowing,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nimble-witted — adj witty, spirituel, attic; brilliant, scintillating, sparkling; acute, keen, sharp, Sl. sharp as a tack; intelligent, smart, Inf. smart as a whip, Inf. brainy, bright, Inf. nobody s fool, Inf. not born yesterday, Sl. no dumbbell or dummy; sharp …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nimble-witted — nimˈble wittˈed adjective Quick witted • • • Main Entry: ↑nimble …   Useful english dictionary

  • nimble-witted — a. Quick witted, ready …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • nimble-witted — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. shrewd, clever, alert; see intelligent 1 , judicious …   English dictionary for students

  • nimble — Synonyms and related words: active, acute, adroit, agile, alacritous, alert, alive, apt, attentive, awake, brainy, breakneck, bright, brilliant, brisk, catty, clever, coruscating, dashing, deft, dexterous, dispatchful, double quick, eagle winged …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nimble — [nim′bəl] adj. nimbler, nimblest [with intrusive b < ME nimmel < OE numol < niman, to take (see NIM): basic sense “capable of taking”] 1. mentally quick; quick witted; alert [a nimble mind] 2. Rare showing mental quickness [a nimble… …   English World dictionary

  • nimble — [adj] dexterous, smart active, adept, adroit, agile, alert, bright, brisk, clever, deft, handy, light, lissome, lithe, lively, proficient, prompt, quick, quick witted, ready, skillful, sprightly, spry, swift, vigilant, wide awake; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • nimble — adjective a) Quick and light in movement or action. He was too nimble for the assailant and easily escaped his grasp. b) Quick witted and alert. She has a nimble mind and can improvise in any situation …   Wiktionary

  • nimble — adjective 1) he was nimble on his feet Syn: agile, sprightly, light, spry, lively, quick, graceful, lithe, limber; skillful, deft, dexterous, adroit; informal nippy, twinkle toed; literary lightsome Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words

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