about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo
without examplesFound in 3 dictionaries

The Universal Dictionary
  • It is intended for a full-text search and it significantly expands the possibilities of working with lexical items from the Russian glossary of LingvoUniversal. Contains usage examples, synonyms, and antonyms.



  1. nimble, agile, quick

  2. тех. мор.

    manoeuvrable, handy

Learning (Ru-En)


прл разг

nimble, agile, quick; об автомобиле BE manoeuvrable/AE maneuverable

Unlock all free
thematic dictionaries

Examples from texts

А тут неожиданно сзади и сбоку нападает какая-то поворотливая нечисть, и все разделения смешиваются, и ясность разбита в осколки.
And at that point he was unexpectedly assaulted from behind and both sides by quick-fingered devils of some kind, and all the categories got mixed up, and clarity was shattered into fragments.
Солженицын, Александр / Архипелаг ГулагSolzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / The Gulag Archipelago
The Gulag Archipelago
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1973 by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn
© 1973, 1974 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.
© 1985 by The Russian Social Fund
Архипелаг Гулаг
Солженицын, Александр
© Русский Общественный Фонд Александра Солженицына, 2009
– Не очень-то мы были поворотливы, – проворчал Уэзерби и поглядел на Таню, а потом на инспектора Стэндиша, который пока не произнес ни слова.
The D.T.M. grunted. "We were all slow." He glanced at Tanya, then at Customs Inspector Standish, who so far had not spoken.
Хейли, Артур / АэропортHailey, Arthur / Airport
Hailey, Arthur
© 1968, 2000 by Arthur Hailey, Ltd.
Хейли, Артур
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978

Add to my dictionary

Adjectivenimble; agile; quick

User translations

No translations for this text yet.
Be the first to translate it!

Word forms


Полные формыКраткие формы
Муж. родповоротливыйповоротлив
Жен. родповоротливаяповоротлива
Ср. родповоротливоеповоротливо
Мн. ч.поворотливыеповоротливы
Сравнит. ст.поворотливее, поворотливей
Превосх. ст.-