Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being nimble; lightness and agility in motion; quickness; celerity; speed; swiftness.
- n. the quality of being nimble
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality of being nimble; lightness and quickness in motion; agility; swiftness.
- n. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
- n. intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind
- nimble + -ness (Wiktionary)
“The antithesis of the oversized SUV (you can fit four EN-Vs into the same road space occupied by a standard family car!), the EN-V is an upright two-seat urban minicar that gets its nimbleness from the same type of mechanics that the Segway uses.”
“ARQUILLA: We are talking about a kind of nimbleness that does not come to a classic hierarchy.”
“One of the reasons we left Google was that we wanted to be part of a startup again that had that kind of nimbleness," says McCaig.”
“Several attempted, but none could equal him, in nimbleness of heels.”
“Skip was a buoyant 72-year-old Rhode Islander hampered for the time being by a cast protecting a broken ankle suffered when his self assurance over-reached his nimbleness in an ill-advised leap onto a rock at the beach.”
“We had with us Frida, a Westfalia campervan of great age but surefooted nimbleness and with the stormy temperament of her namesake, Frida Kahlo, Mexico's first lady of art.”
“The 500C is a pure metropolitan runabout, so its pleasures are centered on its capering nimbleness and maneuverability, not to mention ease of parking.”
“Forte's experience during the crisis shows another advantage of many Polish companies: nimbleness.”
“The rebel leadership has shown a newfound nimbleness in decision making.”
“Operational nimbleness is "one of Dollar Thrifty's key competitive advantages," a spokeswoman said.”
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