agility

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noun agil·i·ty \ə-ˈji-lə-tē\

Definition of agility

plural

agilities

  1. :  the quality or state of being agile :  nimbleness, dexterity <played with increasing agility>

Examples of agility in a sentence

  1. <a gymnast whose agility on the parallel bars has won him several medals>

15th Century

First Known Use of agility

15th century


AGILITY Defined for Kids

agility

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noun agil·i·ty \ə-ˈji-lə-tē\

Definition of agility for Students

  1. :  the ability to move quickly and easily <She moved with great agility for such an old woman. — Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time>



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