nimble

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词源[编辑]

源自中古英語 nymylnemelnemyllnymell (敏捷的,迅捷的;准备就绪的;有能的)古英語 nǣmel (善于学习的)古英語 numol (能够拿稳的)的合并形式,两者均源自niman (拿,取) + -el-ol (联想后缀),等价于nim +‎ -le。对比德語 nehmen哥特語 𐌽𐌹𐌼𐌰𐌽 (niman)古諾爾斯語 nema ()。详见nim

发音[编辑]

  • IPA(幫助)/ˈnɪmbl̩/
  • 韻部:-ɪmbəl
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形容词[编辑]

nimble (比較級 nimbler最高級 nimblest)

  1. 擅长抓取
    nimble fingers
    抓东西灵活的指头
  2. 迅捷的,敏捷
    He was too nimble for the assailant and easily escaped his grasp.
    袭击者不敌他灵活的动作,他轻松挣脱了袭击者的手。
    • 1988, The Economist (volume 306, issues 7532-7539, page 13)
      Attempts to introduce versions of "market communism" — in China, Hungary or Yugoslavia — have shown how hard it is to make mainly state-owned economies as nimble as mainly private ones.
  3. 机敏谨慎
    She has a nimble mind and can improvise in any situation.
    她非常机敏,在任何场合都能随机应变。
    • 2020年5月20日,“Merriman praised over handling of TSC's 'virtual' transition”,出自 Rail, 頁號12:
      "It requires you to be flexible and nimble in your thinking and Huw has already demonstrated that," said Greenwood, [...]
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nimble (第三人稱單數簡單現在時 nimbles,現在分詞 nimbling,一般過去時及過去分詞 nimbled)

  1. (不及物) 敏捷移动
    • 2012, Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings,頁號 72:
      Their teeth are regularly and assiduously cleaned by shrimp that nimble in and out of the moray's mouth like ballet dancers in the jaws of a mechanical stage dragon.
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