meaning of agility

agility meaning in General Dictionary

the standard of becoming nimble the effectiveness of moving the limbs quickly and easily nimbleness activity quickness of movement as energy and agility of body

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  • the gracefulness of one or pet that is quick and nimble
  • the grade of being nimble; the effectiveness of going the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; task; quickness of movement; as, power and agility of human body.
  • Activity; effective company.

agility meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c., from Old French agilit


agility - German to English

puppy agility


agility meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The grade of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; task; quickness of motion; because, energy and agility of human anatomy.

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  • (n.) task; powerful company.

Sentence Examples with the word agility

They were for some time compelled to find subsistence by exhibitions of feats of strength and agility at fairs and on the streets of London.

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