简明英汉词典

dexterous
[5dekstErEs]
adj.
灵巧的, 惯用右手的

美国传统词典[双解]

dexterous
dex.ter.ous
AHD:[dμk“st…r-…s, -str…s] 也作 dex.trous [-str…s]
D.J.[6dekst**s, -str*s]也作 dex.trous [str*s]
K.K.[6dWkst+*s, -str*s]也作 dex.trous [str*s]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Skillful in the use of the hands.
灵巧的:手的使用熟练的

(2)

Having mental skill or adroitness.
机敏,聪明:有脑力上的机智或伶俐的

(3)

Done with dexterity.
用右手的:惯用右手工作的

语源
From Latin dexter [skillful]
源自 拉丁语 dexter [熟练的]

继承用法

dexterously
adv.(副词)

dexterousness
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

dexterousdeftadroithandynimble

(2)

These adjectives refer to skill and ease in performance.
这些形容词的特性指熟练和灵巧的表现。

(3)

Dexterous implies physical or mental agility:
Dexterous 指身手或头脑敏捷的:
dexterous fingers.
灵巧的手指,
“This study [of law] renders men acute, inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defense, full of resources” (Edmund Burke).
“这项 研究指出男人敏锐,机警,进攻果断,随时准备防御、充满机智” (埃德蒙·柏克)。

(4)

Deft suggests quickness, sureness, neatness, and lightness of touch:
Deft 表示快捷,果敢,熟练,轻巧:
decorated the cake with a few deft strokes;
用几下轻巧的击打装饰蛋糕;
defused the hostility with a deft turn of phrase.
用巧妙的措辞去除了敌意。

(5)

Adroit implies ease and natural skill, especially in dealing with challenging situations:
Adroit 暗示自在,自然巧妙尤指处理引起争议的局面:
an adroit skier;
自在的滑雪者;
an adroit negotiator.
灵活的谈判者。

(6)

Handy suggests a more modest aptitude, principally in manual work:
Handy 表示更加敏锐,特指体力劳动:
handy with a saw and hammer.
熟练地使用锯和锤。

(7)

Nimble stresses quickness and lightness in physical or mental performance:
Nimble 指体力或脑力运行快捷:
nimble feet;
敏捷的脚步;
nimble wits.
敏捷的才智

现代英汉词典

dexterous
[5dekstrEs]
adj.
灵巧的(手);敏捷的

现代英汉综合大辞典

dexterous
[5dekstErEs]
adj.

(1)

灵巧的, 巧妙的, 手巧的

(2)

敏捷的

(3)

惯用右手的

继承用法

dexterously
adv.

dexterousness
n.

参考词汇
dexterous     adroit     deft     handy    
意思都含“身、手灵巧的”、“机敏的”。

(1)

dexterous 指 “(身、手)灵巧的”、“敏捷的”、“熟练的”, 如:
a dexterous mechanic
一位灵敏熟练的技工。

(2)

adroit 指“ 不但熟巧还机智”, 如:
an adroit tennis player
一位熟练的网球运动员。

(3)

deft 指“(手)灵敏的”、“熟练的”, 特指“机敏的”, 如:
a deft surgeon
一位机敏的外科医生。

(4)

handy 指 “手巧的”多用于一些小事上, 如:
She was handy with her needle.
她善长针线活。

英文相关词典

dexterous
awkward    clumsy    unskillful    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

dexterous
灵巧的

美国传统词典

dexterous
dex.ter.ous
AHD:[dμk“st…r-…s, -str…s] also dex.trous [-str…s]
D.J.[6dekst**s, -str*s]also dex.trous [str*s]
K.K.[6dWkst+*s, -str*s]also dex.trous [str*s]
adj.

(1)

Skillful in the use of the hands.

(2)

Having mental skill or adroitness.

(3)

Done with dexterity.

语源
From Latin dexter [skillful]

继承用法

dexterously
adv.

dexterousness
n.

参考词汇

(1)

dexterous, deft, adroit, handy, nimble

(2)

These adjectives refer to skill and ease in performance.

(3)

Dexterous implies physical or mental agility:
dexterous fingers.
“This study [of law] renders men acute, inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defense, full of resources” (Edmund Burke).

(4)

Deft suggests quickness, sureness, neatness, and lightness of touch:
decorated the cake with a few deft strokes;
defused the hostility with a deft turn of phrase.

(5)

Adroit implies ease and natural skill, especially in dealing with challenging situations:
an adroit skier;
an adroit negotiator.

(6)

Handy suggests a more modest aptitude, principally in manual work:
handy with a saw and hammer.

(7)

Nimble stresses quickness and lightness in physical or mental performance:
nimble feet;
nimble wits.

英汉化学大词典

dexterous
adj.灵巧的,用右手的

英汉计算机大词典

dexterous
adj.灵巧的(用右手的)

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