Agile Definition

ăjəl, -īl
adjective
agiler, agilest
Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
American Heritage
Quick and easy of movement; deft and active.
Webster's New World
Mentally quick or alert.
An agile mind.
American Heritage
Keen and lively.
An agile wit.
Webster's New World
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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Other Word Forms of Agile

Adjective

Base Form:
agile
Comparative:
agiler
Superlative:
agilest

Origin of Agile

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

    From Wiktionary

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

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

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