Synonyms of nimble in English:

nimble


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adjective

1‘he was surprisingly nimble on his feet’

SYNONYMS
agile, lithe, sprightly, acrobatic, light-footed, nimble-footed, light, light on one's feet, fleet-footed, spry, lively, active, quick, quick-moving, graceful, supple, limber, lissom, flexible, skilful, deft, dexterous, adroit
informal nippy, zippy, twinkle-toed
literary fleet, lightsome
ANTONYMS

stiff, clumsy, lumbering

2‘the boy had a nimble mind’

SYNONYMS
quick-thinking, quick-witted, quick, nimble-witted
alert, alive, lively, wide awake, ready, quick off the mark, observant, astute, perceptive, perspicacious, penetrating, discerning, shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted
intelligent, bright, clever, gifted, able, brainy, brilliant
informal smart, on the ball, on one's toes, quick on the uptake, genius
North American informal whip-smart
ANTONYMS

dull