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Definition of Dexterous

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skilled, handy, agile, deft, adroit; suitably skilled with the hands; clever; artful; done with dexterity
Dexterous Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager.
  
(a.)
Ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active with the hands; handy; ready; as, a dexterous hand; a dexterous workman.
  
(a.)
Done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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dexterous
\dex"ter*ous\ (?), a. [l. dexter. see dexter.] [written also dextrous.]
1. ready and expert in the use of the body and limbs; skillful and active with the hands; handy; ready; as, a dexterous hand; a dexterous workman.
2. skillful in contrivance; quick at inventing expedients; expert; as, a dexterous manager. dexterous the craving, fawning crowd to quit.
3. done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management. "dexterous sleights of hand."

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Deau = n. the right; the south; a. right, dexterous
Deheuig = a. dexterous, dexter
Hyfforddus = a. dexterous
Hylaw = a. handy, dexterous
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"
(synonym) deft, dextrous
(similar) adroit
Dexterous Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Fine motor skill (or dexterity) is the coordination of small muscle movements—usually involving the synchronization of hands and fingers—with the eyes. The complex levels of manual dexterity that humans exhibit can be attributed to and demonstrated in tasks controlled by the nervous system. Fine motor skills aid in the growth of intelligence and develop continuously throughout the stages of human development.

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