Winged vs Nimble - What's the difference?

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Winged is a related term of nimble.


As adjectives the difference between winged and nimble

is that winged is (poetic) while nimble is quick and light in movement or action.

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winged

English

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

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Adjective

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  • Having wings.
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  • Flying or soaring as if on wings.
  • Swift.
  • (in combination) having wings of a specified kind
  • weak-winged
  • (in combination) having the specified number of wings
  • The six-winged Seraphim are the angels closest to God.

    Etymology 2

    See (wing) (verb)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (wing)
  • Anagrams

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    nimble

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Quick and light in movement or action.
  • He was too nimble for the assailant and easily escaped his grasp.
  • Quick-witted and alert.
  • She has a nimble mind and can improvise in any situation.