Complete Definition of "dexterity"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/dÉksËtÉɹÉti/
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Etymology
Latin dexteritas, from dexter 'on the right'.

Noun
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  1. Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.

#:* Playing computer games can improve your manual dexterity.
#:* She twirled the knife through her fingers with impressive dexterity.

Translations

Finnish: näppäryys, taitavuus
Japanese: å¨ç¨ã (kiyÅsa)
mid
Spanish: destreza f

See also
dexterous
ambidextrous

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