dextrous

[dek-struhs]
adjective

dextrously, adverb
dextrousness, noun
nondextrous, adjective
undextrous, adjective
undextrously, adverb
undextrousness, noun
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dexterous or dextrous (ˈdɛkstrəs)
 
adj
1.  possessing or done with dexterity
2.  a rare word for right-handed
 
dextrous or dextrous
 
adj
 
'dexterously or dextrous
 
adv
 
'dextrously or dextrous
 
adv
 
'dexterousness or dextrous
 
n
 
'dextrousness or dextrous
 
n

dextrous (ˈdɛkstrəs)
 
adj
a variant spelling of dexterous
 
'dextrously
 
adv
 
'dextrousness
 
n

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dextrous
1620s, alt. spelling of dexterous; this version is more conformable to Latin but less common in English.
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Example sentences
His body itches frequently and without dextrous hands, he can't scratch himself properly.
To survive this process, oma architects must be verbally as well as visually dextrous.
He wants to become dextrous enough to play video games again.
By the movements of the dance the ribbons are woven together in a dextrous manner.
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