简明英汉词典

nimble
[5nimbl]
adj.
敏捷的

美国传统词典[双解]

nimble
nim.ble
AHD:[n1m“b…l]
D.J.[6nimb*l]
K.K.[6n!mb*l]
adj.(形容词)
nim.blernim.blest

(1)

Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
灵敏的,轻快的:动作或行动迅速、轻巧或灵敏的;灵巧的:
nimble fingers.
灵巧的手指

(2)

Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding:
机敏的:有敏捷、聪明和机灵的想法或理解力的:
nimble wits.
聪明才智

语源

(1)

Middle English nemel
中古英语 nemel

(2)

from Old English n?l [quick to seize]
源自 古英语 n?l [很快抓住]

(3)

numol [quick at learning] * see nem-
numol [很快学会] *参见 nem-

继承用法

nimbleness
n.(名词)

nimbly
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

nimbleagilequickbriskfacilespry

(2)

These adjectives mean moving, performing, or done quickly, lightly, and adroitly.
这些形容词的意思是移动、表现或完成得迅速、轻巧和灵巧的。

(3)

Nimble suggests rapidity, ease, and deftness:
Nimble 意为迅速、轻松和灵巧:
as nimble as a deer;
象鹿一样轻巧;
nimble feet.
灵活的脚。
“For nimble thought can jump both sea and land” (Shakespeare).
“灵敏的思维能跳过海洋和陆地” (莎士比亚)。

(4)

Agile implies dexterity, as in the use of the hands:
Agile 用于指手时含敏捷之意:
as sleek and agile as a gymnast;
象体操运动员一样柔软和灵活;
an agile intellect.
敏捷的智慧。

(5)

Quick connotes readiness, liveliness, energy, and speed:
Quick 意为准备就绪、活力、能量和速度:
a quick mind;
思维敏捷:
“quick of foot” (Charles Dickens).
“脚步灵敏” (查尔斯·狄更斯)。

(6)

Brisk suggests sprightliness and a spirited quality:
Brisk 意为生机勃勃和精神焕发:
played the concerto at a brisk tempo.
用轻快的节奏表演协奏曲。
“Tom Birch is as brisk as a bee in conversation” (Samuel Johnson).
“汤姆·布切在会话中象蜜蜂一样轻快” (塞缪尔·约翰逊)。

(7)

Facile implies ease and fluency of performance; sometimes it has the disparaging implications of superficiality, cursoriness, or glibness:
Facile 意为表演的轻松和流畅;有时含有对肤浅事物的轻视、好奇或流利:
a facile hand;
灵巧的手;
the gift of facile expression:
表现出轻松的礼物:
“can dazzle anyone anywhere with his facile tongue” (Suzanne Perney).
“能用他的三寸不烂之舌使任何地方的任何人眼花缭乱” (苏珊娜·帕内)。

(8)

Spry usually suggests unexpected speed and energy of motion:
Spry 经常暗指行动的难以预料的速度或动机:
The old dog was so spry that it was in the door and halfway up the stairs before we could stop it. See also Synonyms at dexterous
那只老狗是如此敏捷,当我们还来不及拦住,它已经进了门并爬上了楼梯 参见同义词 dexterous

现代英汉词典

nimble
[5nImb(E)l]
adj.

(1)

敏捷的;灵活的;轻盈的
nimble fingers
灵巧的手指

(2)

思路敏捷的;机敏的
a nimble imagination
想象力敏捷

现代英汉综合大辞典

nimble
[5nimbl]
adj.

(1)

灵活的, 敏捷的, 灵敏的

(2)

聪敏的, 机警的; 多才的

(3)

流通快的; 完成迅速的
a nimble leap
敏捷的一跃
have a nimble tongue
能说会道
have a nimble mind
十分伶俐

继承用法

nimble-fingered
adj.
手指敏捷的

nimble-footed
adj.
脚步快的

nimble-witted
adj.
聪敏的, 机智的 -bly

词性变化

nimble
[5nimbl]
adv.

nimbleness
n.

习惯用语

as nimble as a sqirrel
身手灵活, 举动敏捷

英文相关词典

nimble
active    agile    fast    light    quick    speedy    swift    

美国传统词典

nimble
nim.ble
AHD:[n1m“b…l]
D.J.[6nimb*l]
K.K.[6n!mb*l]
adj.
nim.bler, nim.blest

(1)

Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
nimble fingers.

(2)

Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding:
nimble wits.

语源

(1)

Middle English nemel

(2)

from Old English n?l [quick to seize]

(3)

numol [quick at learning] * see nem-

继承用法

nimbleness
n.

nimbly
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

nimble, agile, quick, brisk, facile, spry

(2)

These adjectives mean moving, performing, or done quickly, lightly, and adroitly.

(3)

Nimble suggests rapidity, ease, and deftness:
as nimble as a deer;
nimble feet.
“For nimble thought can jump both sea and land” (Shakespeare).

(4)

Agile implies dexterity, as in the use of the hands:
as sleek and agile as a gymnast;
an agile intellect.

(5)

Quick connotes readiness, liveliness, energy, and speed:
a quick mind;
“quick of foot” (Charles Dickens).

(6)

Brisk suggests sprightliness and a spirited quality:
played the concerto at a brisk tempo.
“Tom Birch is as brisk as a bee in conversation” (Samuel Johnson).

(7)

Facile implies ease and fluency of performance; sometimes it has the disparaging implications of superficiality, cursoriness, or glibness:
a facile hand;
the gift of facile expression:
“can dazzle anyone anywhere with his facile tongue” (Suzanne Perney).

(8)

Spry usually suggests unexpected speed and energy of motion:
The old dog was so spry that it was in the door and halfway up the stairs before we could stop it. See also Synonyms at dexterous

英汉船舶大词典

nimble
n.灵便,灵巧,敏捷的

英汉航海大词典

nimble
n.敏捷的

英汉化学大词典

nimble
adj.敏捷的,迅速的,灵敏的

英汉经贸大词典

nimble
n.敏捷的

英汉计算机大词典

nimble
adj.敏捷的(迅速的,灵敏的;n.敏捷的(灵活的,聪明的

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