Synonyms of nimble in English:

nimble


See definition of nimble

adjective

1‘he was surprisingly nimble on his feet’

SYNONYMS

agile, lithe, sprightly, acrobatic, light-footed, nimble-footed, light, light on one's feet, fleet-footed, spry, lively, active, quick, quick-moving, graceful, supple, limber, lissom, flexible, skilful, deft, dexterous, adroit

informal nippy, zippy, twinkle-toed

literary fleet, lightsome

ANTONYMS

stiff, clumsy, lumbering

2‘the boy had a nimble mind’

SYNONYMS

quick-thinking, quick-witted, quick, nimble-witted

alert, alive, lively, wide awake, ready, quick off the mark, observant, astute, perceptive, perspicacious, penetrating, discerning, shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted

intelligent, bright, clever, gifted, able, brainy, brilliant

informal smart, on the ball, on one's toes, quick on the uptake, genius

North American informal whip-smart

ANTONYMS

dull