“Indies have low overhead, are nimble, and rarely work by committees,” Spillman says.
Extends, and stretches legs and arms, And, with a nimble retro-spring, Contracts, and brings them back again.
It zips like all comedies seem to zip today, quick and nimble, its tone affectionate snark.
“Jack be nimble, Jack be quick,” Brown was filmed saying to his wife on the show.
The best politics here is to be principled, nimble, and shrewd.
Mixed in with the tossing horns and nimble heels of the terrified, distressed, half-maddened beasts, are the people.
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, And Jack jump over the candlestick.
Roland came near falling for a second time in his "Jack be nimble."
Then forth stepped Hermod the nimble, the brother of Baldur.
But for all your nimble feet, ye never can escape me, for by my blows will I burst open the recesses of these tents.
"agile, light-footed," c.1300, nemel, from Old English næmel "quick to grasp" (attested but once), related to niman "to take," from Proto-Germanic *nemanan (cf. Old Saxon, Old Dutch, Gothic niman, Old Norse nema, Old Frisian nima, German nehmen "to take"), from PIE root *nem- "to divide, distribute, allot," also "to take" (cf. Greek nemein "to deal out," nemesis "just indignation," Latin numerus "number," Lithuanian nuoma "rent, interest," Middle Irish nos "custom, usage"). With excrescent -b- from c.1500 (cf. limb (n.1)). Related: Nimbleness. In 17c., English had nimblechaps "talkative fellow."