Definition for NIM'BLE

NIM'BLE, a. [Qu. W. nwyv, liveliness. In Dan. nem is sharp, acute.]

Light and quick in motion; moving with ease and celerity; lively; swift. It is applied chiefly to motions of the feet and hands, sometimes to other things; as, a nimble boy the nimble-footed deer. Through the mid seas the nimble pinnace sails. Pope.

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