Dexterity Definition

dĕk-stĕrĭ-tē
noun
Skill in using one's hands or body; adroitness.
Webster's New World
Skill in using one's mind; cleverness.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Dexterity

Noun

Singular:
dexterity
Plural:
dexterities

Origin of Dexterity

  • French dextérité from Latin dexteritās from dexter skillful dexter

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

  • From Middle French dextérité, from Latin dexteritas, from dexter (“on the right”)

    From Wiktionary

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