dex·ter·ous /ˈdɛkst(ə)rəs/ 形容詞
Dex·ter·ous a. [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. --Pope.
3. Done with dexterity; skillful; artful; as, dexterous management. “Dexterous sleights of hand.”
Syn: -- Adroit; active; expert; skillful; clever; able; ready; apt; handy; versed.
adj : skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a
deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face";
"dexterous of hand and inventive of mind" [syn: deft,