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Definition of dexterous:

  1. Done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management.
  2. 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.
  3. Skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager.


keen, sharp, gifted, deft, dextrous, skilful, intelligent, quick-witted, slick, happy, knowing, smart, ability, intellectual, adroit, knowledge, ingenious, bright, quick.

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