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Definitions and Synonyms of light-fingered | Another word for light-fingered | What is light-fingered?

Definition 1: having nimble fingers literally or figuratively; especially for stealing or picking pockets - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where light-fingered or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a light-fingered burglar who can crack the combination of a bank vault
  • the light-fingered thoughtfulness...of the most civilized playwright of the era

Synonyms for light-fingered in the sense of this definition

(light-fingered is similar to ...) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought

"an exceptionally adroit pianist" "an adroit technician" "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers" "an adroit negotiator"

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