Definitions of dexterity

  1. adroitness in using the hands Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts; as, dexterity with the chisel. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Readiness in the use or control of the mental powers; quickness and skill in managing any complicated or difficult affair; adroitness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Skill with the hands; physical skill; mental or physical adroitness; cleverness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Right-handedness: cleverness: readiness and skill: adroitness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Expertness; adroitness. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Expertness in using the right hand; ready expertness, due to practice, in the employment of mechanical or mental resources; adroitness; skill. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for dexterity

  1. " His majesty will be very much pleased with the extraordinary zeal and the great dexterity with which you have arranged the matter. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  2. It looks incomprehensible and never- ending, to start with; but when you have seen a goal or two taken you will understand it, and admire the dexterity of the players. – Belles and Ringers by Hawley Smart