Dexterous

Definition of Dexterous

Dex´ter`ous
a.1.Ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active with the hands; handy; ready; as, a dexterous hand; a dexterous workman.
2.Skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager.
Dexterous the craving, fawning crowd to quit.
- Pope.
3.Done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management.

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