dexterity dexterity  /dɛk ˈstɛ rə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) adroitness in using the hands

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But now, thanks in large part to the iPhone's video dexterity, short clips are becoming a staple of the mobile porn business.
  2. Flake is unusual in that she writes with equal dexterity for male and female readers.
  3. It's less a song than an alphorn to herd people into movie theaters, and Bassey walks the line between seduction and camp with the same dexterity as Sean Connery.

News

  1. Win Tickets to See Wale

    Wale, the self-proclaimed "Ambassador of Rap for the Capital," rides high into 2012 with his new album, Ambition. Fusing DC’s homegrown go-go genre with hip-hop sensibility, Wale takes samples from all genres and blends them together with lyrical dexterity.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

  2. Vicious Circle

    Face-offs are often overshadowed during hockey games by slick goals and big hits. Still, Boston's dexterity at the dot is a large reason for their Stanley Cup lead, writes Sarah Kwak.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "He's charming. He's funny. He's crazy," Brooks says of his star. "He has the most thrilling vocal dexterity and winning ways. Who knew he could be another Danny Kaye?"
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Mel Brooks Source: Forbes

  2. The purpose was "to apply dexterity to real world situations," Lo said. "I got them all."
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Leyan Lo Source: InformationWeek

  3. Rubik, 64, said: "The 360 is one of the most innovative and exciting puzzles we've developed since the Cube, adopting elements of my original design, challenging the solver to use skill, dexterity and logic."
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Erno Rubik Source: Hindu

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