Definition of Nimbly

1. Adverb. In a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease. "Leaped agilely from roof to roof"

Exact synonyms: Agilely
Partainyms: Agile, Nimble



Definition of Nimbly

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

Definition of Nimbly

1. Adverb. in a nimble manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nimbly

1. nimble [adv] - See also: nimble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimbly

nimbi
nimbier
nimbies
nimbiest
nimbiferous
nimbility
nimble
nimble-fingered
nimble Will
nimbleness
nimblenesses
nimbler
nimbless
nimblest
nimblewill
nimbly (current term)
nimbose
nimbostrati
nimbostratus
nimbs
nimbus
nimbus cloud
nimbused
nimbuses
nimbuslike
nimbyer
nimbyest
nimbyism
nimbyisms
nimbyness

Literary usage of Nimbly

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1. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"... these insects which infest it are usually seen in considerable numbers, marching about very nimbly on this part. manner of examining these eyes, ..."

2. British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in by Hester Lynch Piozzi (1794)
"... nimbly, QUICKLY, SPEEDILY, SWIFTLY, FAST. ... to fay that a rabbit runs very nimbly for a little while, ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1856)
"... it grasps it with one of its paws, and with the other strikes at the arm which holds it Then it is that the person nimbly aims a blow with his ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1820)
"About whom, the exultant starry fires Dance nimbly round in everlasting gyres. For this sense of the third and fourth verses, which we think the words will ..."

5. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"... diligent New adulation was ; tu be at haud, How ready falsehood slept ; how nimbly went Base pick-thank flattery, and prevents command. II.IM;. ..."

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