nimbly nimbly  /ˈnɪmb li/


  • (adv) in a nimble or agile manner; with quickness and lightness and ease


  1. Although favoring Moscow, Thuy nimbly sidestepped the Sino-Soviet dispute: he was a founding member of Hanoi's friendship organizations with both the Soviet Union and China.
  2. Jackson, 25, nimbly walked off with the gold-plated gramophone eight times, a record record.
  3. As the hands-off Bancrofts watched from a distance, the company failed to move nimbly into the digital age.


  • Guild quilts for World War II veterans

    Fingers moved quickly and nimbly as members of the Keepsake Quilters Guild busily pieced and quilted together red, white and blue fabric.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes


  1. Coleman said he talked to Shulman again Monday and "he said that these are certainly unusual times, these are volatile times, and it requires that we act nimbly and quickly."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Norm Coleman Source: Forbes

  2. "The last time credit costs spiked, the late fees were much lower, so card issuers could turn to that and reprice more nimbly," a Morgan Stanley analyst, Betsy Graseck, said. "There is just more scrutiny now, and coming after the subprime...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: JP Morgan Source: Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

  3. "I was able to play nimbly. It was a satisfactory start as the first match of the tournament," said Zhang.
    on Apr 30, 2009 By: Zhang Yining Source: AFP

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