Definition of nimbly in English:

nimbly

adverb

  • In a nimble way.

    ‘the monkey leapt nimbly from rock to rock’
    • ‘It will have to move nimbly if it wants to survive among the mammoths.’
    • ‘Her long lithe limbs carrying her forward quickly and nimbly with me scurrying along behind her.’
    • ‘That preparedness comes at the expense of being prepared to fight nimbly in a world of small, quick players.’
    • ‘Though if you were watching, you'd find your heart in your mouth as they raced after balls and leaped nimbly over the barriers.’
    • ‘Many look to streamline the system to more nimbly counter the unpredictable terrorist threat.’
    agilely, lithely, acrobatically, lightly, easily, spryly, actively, quickly, smartly, briskly
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Pronunciation

nimbly

/ˈnimblē//ˈnɪmbli/