nimble mind

nimble mind
живой, гибкий ум

Англо-русский большой универсальный переводческий словарь. . 2012.

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  • nimble — [nim′bəl] adj. nimbler, nimblest [with intrusive b < ME nimmel < OE numol < niman, to take (see NIM): basic sense “capable of taking”] 1. mentally quick; quick witted; alert [a nimble mind] 2. Rare showing mental quickness [a nimble… …   English World dictionary

  • nimble — [[t]nɪ̱mb(ə)l[/t]] nimbler, nimblest 1) ADJ GRADED Someone who is nimble is able to move their fingers, hands, or legs quickly and easily. Everything had been stitched by Molly s nimble fingers... Val, who was light and nimble on her feet, learnt …   English dictionary

  • nimble — adjective 1 able to move quickly and easily with light neat movements: a nimble climber | nimble fingers 2 a nimble mind/brain/wit an ability to think quickly or understand things easily: They liked his nimble mind his ability to come up with… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nimble — adjective (nimbler; nimblest) Etymology: Middle English nimel, from Old English numol holding much, from niman to take; akin to Old High German neman to take, Greek nemein to distribute, manage, nomos pasture, nomos usage, custom, law Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nimble — nimbleness, n. nimbly, adv. /nim beuhl/, adj., nimbler, nimblest. 1. quick and light in movement; moving with ease; agile; active; rapid: nimble feet. 2. quick to understand, think, devise, etc.: a nimble mind. 3. cleverly contrived: a story with …   Universalium

  • nimble — nim|ble [ˈnımbəl] adj [: Old English; Origin: numol holding a lot , from niman to take ] 1.) able to move quickly and easily with light neat movements = ↑agile ▪ nimble fingers ▪ a nimble climber 2.) a nimble mind/brain/wit an ability to think… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nimble — UK [ˈnɪmb(ə)l] / US adjective Word forms nimble : adjective nimble comparative nimbler superlative nimblest 1) able to move quickly and easily 2) someone who has a nimble mind is intelligent and learns things quickly Derived word: nimbly UK / US… …   English dictionary

  • nimble — nim•ble [[t]ˈnɪm bəl[/t]] adj. bler, blest 1) quick and light in movement; agile: nimble feet[/ex] 2) quick to understand, think, devise, etc.: a nimble mind[/ex] 3) cleverly contrived: a nimble plot[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1000; late ME nymel,… …   From formal English to slang

  • nimble — adjective a) Quick and light in movement or action. He was too nimble for the assailant and easily escaped his grasp. b) Quick witted and alert. She has a nimble mind and can improvise in any situation …   Wiktionary

  • nimble — nim|ble [ nımbl ] adjective 1. ) able to move quickly and easily: Her nimble fingers moved effortlessly over the keyboard. 2. ) someone who has a nimble mind is intelligent and learns things quickly ╾ nim|bly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nimble — adjective 1) he was nimble on his feet Syn: agile, sprightly, light, spry, lively, quick, graceful, lithe, limber; skillful, deft, dexterous, adroit; informal nippy, twinkle toed; literary lightsome Ant …   Thesaurus of popular words


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