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deft

 
 
pronunciation:
deft
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part of speech: adjective
definition: skillful, quick, and clever in action.
Her deft fingers flew as she knitted.
synonyms:
skillful
antonyms:
awkward
similar words:
adept, agile, clever, handy, nimble, spry
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derivations: deftly (adv.), deftness (n.)
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