Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move
‘an agile creature’; ‘an agile wit’;
Of a procedure that involves repetition of steps (iteration) to achieve the desired outcome; in computing this may involve a mechanism such as a loop.
Characterised by quick motion
(grammar) Expressive of an action that is repeated with frequency.
Of or relating to agile software development, a technique for iterative and incremental development of software involving collaboration between teams.
(grammar) A verb showing the iterative aspect.
Having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs; apt or ready to move; nimble; active; as, an agile boy; an agile tongue.
‘Shaking it with agile hand.’;
moving quickly and lightly;
‘sleek and agile as a gymnast’; ‘as nimble as a deer’; ‘nimble fingers’; ‘quick of foot’; ‘the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it’;
marked by tedious repetition
‘an agile mind’; ‘nimble wits’;
able to move quickly and easily
‘Ruth was as agile as a monkey’;
able to think and understand quickly
‘his vague manner concealed an agile mind’;
relating to or denoting a method of project management, used especially for software development, that is characterized by the division of tasks into short phases of work and frequent reassessment and adaptation of plans
‘agile methods replace high-level design with frequent redesign’;