Nimbly Nim"bly, adv. In a nimble manner; with agility; with light, quick motion. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nimbly — (adv.) mid 14c., from NIMBLE (Cf. nimble) + LY (Cf. ly) (adv.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • nimbly — adverb in a nimble manner And now, in stead of mounting Barbed Steeds, To fright the Soules of fearfull Adversaries, He capers nimbly in a Ladies Chamber, To the lascivious pleasing of a Lute …   Wiktionary

  • nimbly — adv. Nimbly is used with these verbs: ↑climb, ↑skip …   Collocations dictionary

  • nimbly — nimble ► ADJECTIVE (nimbler, nimblest) ▪ quick and agile in movement, action, or thought. DERIVATIVES nimbly adverb. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • nimbly — adverb in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease (Freq. 1) nimbly scaling an iron gate Charles Dickens leaped agilely from roof to roof • Syn: ↑agilely • Derived from adjective: ↑nimble, ↑agile …   Useful english dictionary

  • nimbly — adverb see nimble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nimbly — See nimbleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • nimbly — Synonyms and related words: ably, adeptly, adroitly, agilely, aptly, artfully, artistically, brilliantly, capably, cleverly, competently, cunningly, deftly, dexterously, dextrously, efficiently, excellently, expeditiously, expertly, featly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nimbly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. swiftly, rapidly, agilely; see gracefully …   English dictionary for students

  • nimbly — nɪmblɪ adv. agilely; gracefully, lightly; keenly …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”