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nimble-fingered

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as light-fingered; thievish; pilfering.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Quick or skilful in the use of the fingers; hence, pilfering: as, the nimble-fingered gentry (that is, pickpockets).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets

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