Synonyms of dexterous in English:

dexterous


See definition of dexterous

adjective

1‘a dexterous flick of the wrist’

SYNONYMS

deft, adept, adroit, agile, nimble, neat, nimble-fingered, handy, able, capable, talented, skilful, skilled, proficient, accomplished, expert, experienced, practised, polished, efficient, effortless, slick, professional, masterful, masterly, impressive, finely judged, delicate

informal nifty, nippy, mean, wicked, ace, wizard, crack

rare habile

ANTONYMS

clumsy

2‘Klein had achieved notoriety for his dexterous accounting abilities’

SYNONYMS

shrewd, ingenious, inventive, clever, intelligent, bright, brilliant, smart, sharp, sharp-witted, razor-sharp, acute, quick, quick-witted, astute, canny, intuitive, discerning, perceptive, perspicacious, insightful, incisive, sagacious, wise, judicious

cunning, artful, crafty, wily, calculating

informal on the ball, quick off the mark, quick on the uptake, brainy, streetwise, savvy

British informal suss

North American informal heads-up

informal, dated long-headed

rare argute, sapient

ANTONYMS

stupid