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Dexterity appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • The public was amazed to view the quickness and dexterity of the juggler. (60 letters)
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Definition of the noun dexterity

What does dexterity mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dexterities

  1. adroitness in using the hands

Alternative definition of the noun dexterity


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

Specialised definition of the noun dexterity

Glossary of sports

ease and skill in physical movement, especially in using the hands and manipulating objects (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


"Dexterity", known as Funny Field in Japan, is a puzzle game by SNK that was released for the Game Boy in 1990. It is a game that consists of a square floor covered in seven rows and eight columns of tiles. The goal of the game is to flip all of the light tiles into dark tiles. There are several enemies as the level advances. The game has a total of 30 rounds.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: SNK Playmore
  • genre: Puzzle game
  • publisher: SNK Playmore
  • released on (24 years ago)


"Dexterity" is a film.


  1. "Dexterity" is a composition.
  2. "Dexterity" is a musical album of Skitz & Julie Dexter & Julie Dexter.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  3. "Dexterity" is a musical album of George Shearing.
  4. "Dexterity" is a musical album of Sinister Dexter.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  5. "Dexterity" is a musical album of Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons.

Phrases with Dexterity

  1. manual dexterity
  2. mental dexterity

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dexterity

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Google previewMetaphor in Communication, Science and Education (2017)

by Francesca Ervas, Elisabetta Gola, Maria Grazia Rossi

Dexterity is the ability to find a motor solution to any external situation, that is, to adequately solve any emerging motor problem – correctly...

Google previewBook of Rhymes (2009)

The Poetics of Hip Hop by Adam Bradley

Verbal Dexterity Is the Best Measure of a Rapper's.

Google previewThe Code (2011)

Unlocking the Ancient Power of Your Birthday by Johanna Paungger, Thomas Poppe

in your Signature helps you congeal your intuitions into useful action , as manual dexterity is an asset that bridges many gaps in your everyday life. An innate touch for financial affairs is also an advan- tage here. This Signature ...

Google previewMarlowe's Literary Scepticism (2014)

Politic Religion and Post-Reformation Polemic by Chloe Preedy

Linguistic dexterity is a characteristic feature of the Marlovian pro- tagonist, and Marlowe's works regularly incorporate great oratorical set pieces. Moreover, the impact of these spectacles goes beyond words alone. Rhetoric in the sixteenth ...

Google previewAge-Differentiated Work Systems (2013)

by Christopher Marc Schlick, Ekkehart Frieling, Jürgen Wegge

Although manual dexterity is a typical field where on average age-related decline can be observed, it has been shown that at the same time with adequate training this decline can be reduced or even prevented and that older adults remain ...

Google previewSynonyms Discriminated (1908)

A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Language, Illustrated with Quotations from Standard Writers by Charles John Smith

Dexterity is that kind of cleverness which comes of being a perfect master by practice or expe~ rience of the ...

Google previewPlanet of the Apes and Philosophy (2013)

Great Apes Think Alike by John Huss

While dexterity is a far cry from an indicator of intelligence (Stephen Hawking, for example, would fail such a test), it's easy for us to read into these test results, thinking that those who are smart are also dexterous, and vice versa. In Escape ...

Google previewDie Wise (2015)

A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul by Stephen Jenkinson

Funny, clever, sage, insightful, and always with your best interest at heart; the ad man's emotional dexterity is the envy of counselors, parents, bosses, and lovers everywhere it is felt. You are the center of the universe when you are being sold.

Google previewDeveloping Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Applications (2012)

by Leslie Vail

Dexterity is the tool that was used to create Dynamics GP in the first place. This proprietary tool was created by Great Plains Software, Inc. in the late 1980s. While most other financial application vendors were using toolsets developed in ...

Google previewIn Search of Goodness (2011)

by Ruth W. Grant

Such dexterity is the price paid by those who have encountered evil. But this implies that lost innocence is a precondition for writing and even reading Billy Budd. On the other hand, even sophisticates contemptuous of innocence are not ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Parkinson's Disease (2009)

by Anthony D. Mosley

dexterity The ability to perform mental and physical functions quickly and efficiently. Mental dexterity is an element of COGNITIVE FUNCTION. Physical ...

Google previewAn International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education (2012)

by Peter Jarvis

manual ability See manual dexterity. manual dexterity The ability to control and co-ordinate the physical body, especially in relation to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Instincts (2001)

by Nils K. Oeijord, Mitch C. Bronston

self-determination instincts deterrence, deterrence instinct detest, you-detest- someone-or-something instincts detraction, detraction instinct devotion, devotion instinct devotion, devotion-to-duty instinct dexterity, dexterity instincts dexterity, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Career Development (2006)

by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gerard A. Callanan

This option is preferable when individuals are not exploring occupations requiring manual or finger dexterity. Third, the 6 nonpsychomotor tests can be administered in approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. This option is preferable when individuals ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy (2012)

by Juhana Lemetti

they appear to share certain naturalistic or empiricist starting points, but above all the view that good poetry is about something they call dexterity.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 6

It may be observed that, with the greatest dexterity, those biscuits first placed in the oven must be most baked; and to. equalize this unequal efl'ect the first are made larger than the others, so that the heat may be proportionally distributed; the ...

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Andy Dexterity - Vowel Owls (Auslan - Australian sign language song)

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sing and sign the vowels in Auslan (Australian Sign Language) with Andy Dexterity and his casiotone mt-68 written and performed by Andy Dexterity 2013...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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