from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
- adj. Mentally quick or alert: an agile mind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
- adj. Of or relating to Agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nimble; having the faculty of quick motion; apt or ready to move; brisk; active: said of the mind as well as of the body.
- Synonyms Nimble, Agile (see nimble), quick, lively, alert, supple, spry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. mentally quick
- adj. moving quickly and lightly
French, from Latin agilis, from agere, to drive, do; see ag- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French agile, from Latin agilis ("agile, nimble"), from agō ("do, act; move"). See agent. (Wiktionary)