Agile meaning

ăjəl, -īl
The definition of agile is a person or thing that is nimble and moves quickly and easily.

The way a cheetah moves is an example of agile movement.

A comedian able to create new material on the spot is an example of an agile mind.

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Mentally quick or alert.

An agile mind.

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Quick and easy of movement; deft and active.
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Keen and lively.

An agile wit.

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Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
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Pronounced "aah-jill," it means moving quickly and easily. See agile software development.
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Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
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(computing) Of or relating to Agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.

Agile methods.

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Origin of agile

  • French from Latin agilis from agere to drive, do ag- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French agile, from Latin agilis (“agile, nimble”), from agō (“do, act; move”). See agent.

    From Wiktionary