agile
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈæd͡ʒ.aɪl/, /ˈæd͡ʒ.əl/
Adjective

agile (comparative agiler, superlative agilest)

  1. Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move
    Synonyms: nimble
    an agile creature
    an agile wit
    • 1902, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles
      The man drew out paper and tobacco and twirled the one up in the other with surprising dexterity. He had long, quivering fingers as agile and restless as the antennae of an insect.
  2. Characterised by quick motion
    agile movements
  3. (chiefly, software engineering) Of or relating to agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.
    agile methods
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