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Definition of Dexterous


  1. Ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active with the hands; handy; ready; as, a dexterous hand; a dexterous workman.
  2. Skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager.
  3. Done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management.

Dexterous Translations

dexterous in Afrikaans is kunstig
dexterous in Dutch is bedreven, behendig, bekwaam, handig
dexterous in Finnish is taitava
dexterous in French is adroit, habile
dexterous in German is gewandt
dexterous in Italian is lesto, sveglio
dexterous in Norwegian is hendig, fingernem
dexterous in Spanish is diestro