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DEXTROUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dextrous mean? 

DEXTROUS (adjective)
  The adjective DEXTROUS has 1 sense:

1. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

  Familiarity information: DEXTROUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEXTROUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands

Synonyms:

deft; dexterous; dextrous

Context examples:

a deft waiter / deft fingers massaged her face / dexterous of hand and inventive of mind

Similar:

adroit (quick or skillful or adept in action or thought)


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