nimbly

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Adverb[edit]

nimbly (comparative more nimbly, superlative most nimbly)

  1. in a nimble manner
    • ca. 1592-3 --- Shakespeare: The Tragedie of Richard the Third
      And now, in stead of mounting Barbed Steeds, To fright the Soules of fearfull Adversaries, He capers nimbly in a Ladies Chamber, To the lascivious pleasing of a Lute
    • 2000 -- Eiji Yoshikawa: Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan [1]
      "The bee belongs to the one who caught it! If you catch it, it's your bee!" he said, nimbly jumping up and snatching a bee out of the air. "Yow! This one's mine!"