The cheetah is very agile.
- The way a cheetah moves is an example of agile movement.
- A comedian able to create new material on the spot is an example of an agile mind.
The definition of agile is a person or thing that is nimble and moves quickly and easily.
- quick and easy of movement; deft and active
- keen and lively: an agile wit
Origin of agileFrench from Classical Latin agilis from agere, act
- Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble.
- Mentally quick or alert: an agile mind.
Origin of agileFrench from Latin agilis from agere to drive, do ; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative agiler or more agile, superlative agilest or most agile)