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Synonyms for dexterous
ˈdɛk strəs, -stər əsdex·ter·ous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dexterous

    Clever, as used in England, especially implies an aptitude for study or learning, and for excellent tho not preeminent mental achievement. The early New England usage as implying simple and weak good nature has largely affected the use of the word throughout the United States, where it has never been much in favor. Smart, indicating dashing ability, is now coming to have a suggestion of unscrupulousness, similar to that of the word sharp, which makes its use a doubtful compliment. The discriminating use of such words as able, gifted, talented, etc., is greatly preferable to an excessive use of the word clever. Compare ACUMEN; ASTUTE; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    able, adroit, apt, bright, capable, clever, expert, gifted, happy, ingenious, intellectual, intelligent, keen, knowing, quick, quick-witted, sharp, skilful, smart, talented

    Antonyms:
    awkward, bungling, clumsy, dull, foolish, idiotic, ignorant, senseless, slow, stupid, thick-headed, witless

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deft, dexterous, dextrousadjective

    skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

    "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"

    Synonyms:
    deft, dextrous

    Antonyms:
    maladroit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dexterousadjective

    Synonyms:
    skilful, adroit, expert, handy, apt, ready, quick, clever, able

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dexterousadjective

    Synonyms:
    expert, adroit, skillful

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  • ловък, умел, сръченBulgarian
  • zručnýCzech
  • behänd, agile, flink, flexibel, gewandt, geschicktGerman
  • hábil, diestro, habiloso, habilidosoSpanish
  • ketterä, kätevä, käsistä, taitava, jäntevä, näppäräFinnish
  • adroit, habileFrench
  • aghtalManx
  • abile, destro, svelto, aggraziato, agile, ingegnosoItalian
  • זָרִיזHebrew
  • 器用Japanese
  • 민첩한Korean
  • vingrs, veiklsLatvian
  • haratauMāori
  • спретен, умешен, вештMacedonian
  • fingernemNorwegian
  • zręcznyPolish
  • habilidoso, ágil, [[hábil]]/[[habilidoso]] ([[com]] [[as]] [[mãos]]), hábilPortuguese
  • ловкий, гибкий, умелый, проворный, искусныйRussian
  • savitljiv, vješt, felksibilan, вјешт, вешт, veštSerbo-Croatian
  • šikovný, zručný, ladný, vymakanýSlovak
  • händigSwedish
  • கைகளை திறமையோடுTamil
  • నైపుణ్యంTelugu
  • กระฉับกระเฉงThai
  • becerikli, mahâhretli, atik, çevik, eli çabuk, hünerli, mâhir, mârifetliTurkish

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