Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a nimble manner; with agility; with light, quick motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a nimble manner; with agility; with light, quick motion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb in a nimble manner

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

  • adverb in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease

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Examples

  • He argues that the unwieldy nature of the ECBs Executive Board (their analog to the FOMC) introduces inertia and status quo bias, preventing the institution from acting as "nimbly" as the FED.

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  • He argues that the unwieldy nature of the ECBs Executive Board their analog to the FOMC introduces inertia and status quo bias, preventing the institution from acting as "nimbly" as the FED.

    Why are the Fed and the ECB acting so differently?

  • And the minister pledged that the government would respond "nimbly" to any appeals that the organisation makes.

    Epolitix News

  • Mr. Zuckerman won't be among the favored anymore, and I admire his bravery in calling 'em as he sees 'em at the risk of incurring the wrath of the SEC, Justice Department, the EPA and the rest of the apparatus of intimidation so nimbly deployed by this administration.

    Mort Zuckerman, President Obama and Buyer's Remorse

  • “Come on,” Clamm said, and he sprang nimbly up the ladder.

    Clamm Moves « Unknowing

  • Dunbar’s full-color illustrations, many stretching across two pages, nimbly dodge the prose.

    The Boy Who Climbed into the Moon by David Almond & Polly Dunbar: Book summary

  • The archer stood and pulled an arrow from her quiver, the spearwoman nimbly leaped from the box down onto the field, and one of the ladies got a look of concentration on her face that made him certain she was channeling.

    Trial of Seven

  • I made a very deliberate decision to make the Bible my university," Camping said, reaching for his battered, brown King James Bible and flipping nimbly through pages with marked-up margins and taped-up tears."

    A durable doomsday preacher predicts the world's end <emdash/> again

  • These people contend that his background was a much better fit for the firm's traditional business of trading futures on exchanges for clients, rather than its aspirations under Mr. Corzine to become a full-service investment bank that could nimbly trade various financial instruments.

    Corzine Rebuffed Internal Warnings on Risks

  • Turns out, with a pointer in one hand and a joystick in the other, I can nimbly run and aim around the battlefield.

    Unmoved by PlayStation Move « PubliCola

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