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English[]

Etymology[]

From French agile, from Latin agilis (agile, nimble), from agō (do, act; move). See agent.

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Agile (comparative agil, superlative er)

Positive
Agile

Comparative
agil

Superlative
er

  1. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.

Quotations[]

The man drew out paper and tobacco and twirled the one up in the other with surprising dexterity. He had long, quivering fingers as agile and restless as the antennae of an insect.
— Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Derived terms[]

  • agility

French[]

Etymology[]

From Latin agilis (swift)

Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

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  1. nimble, agile (quick and light in movement or action)

Derived terms[]

  • agilement
  • agilité

Anagrams[]

  • aegil,
  • aigle
  • gelai



Italian[]

Etymology[]

From Latin agilis (agile, nimble), from agō (do, act; move).

Adjective[]

agile m and f (m and f plural agili)

  1. agile, nimble

Anagrams[]

  • aegil,
  • gelai
  • legai

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