What does the word nimble mean?

Usage examples for nimble

  1. I dare say he was nimble enough, but his full arrival seemed like the paying out of a ship's cable. – Faces and Places by Henry William Lucy
  2. It is sweet and nimble within its immemorial boundaries, but it never crosses them. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  3. Straight into the flock Swan Carlson and his woman rode, trampling such as could not rise and leap aside, crushing such lambs as were not nimble enough or wise enough to run. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden