dexterous dexterous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nexi is the first of a new class of robot being developed at MIT's Media Lab and referred to as MDS, which stands for mobile, dexterous, social.
  2. But when he works a smaller room, his charisma acclimatizes itself; he turns smooth, dexterous.
  3. Apes have dexterous hands much like ours but unlike those of any other creature.

News

  • Do the Dallas Mavericks Need Andrew Bynum?

    Andrew Bynum isn ’t the rare talent he once was. Surely the 7-footer can recuperate his powerful post game and dexterous defense after extended time lost to injury, but he’s no longer unique. The talent has shifted and the league now features a growing number of talented bigs in the NBA . Bynum was once an interior luxury in the NBA, but now an interior presence like his is a necessity ...
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "The thing I find hard on the show is the sci-fi dialogue," Headey says. "And I'm crap at it! Thomas can do it brilliantly. He's very dexterous with his words, and has the capacity to remember terminology I can't even pronounce."
    on Feb 8, 2008 By: Lena Headey Source: CTV.ca

  2. "Paul McCartney has discovered dance music - the results are staggeringly brilliant," said Melody Maker. "They take a melody and, with dexterous genre-hopping through ambient, trance and house, evolve a number of breathtaking variations."
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Melody Source: Glide Magazine

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