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cleverest, superlative; cleverer, comparative;
  1. Quick to understand, learn, and devise or apply ideas; intelligent
    • - a clever and studious young woman
    • - how clever of him to think of this!
  2. Skilled at doing or achieving something; talented
    • - he was clever at getting what he wanted
    • - she is clever with her hands
  3. (of a thing, action, or idea) Showing intelligence or skill; ingenious
    • - a simple but clever idea for helping people learn computing
  4. Superficially ingenious or witty
    • - a story too clever and tidy to be real
  5. Sensible; well-advised
    • - it wasn't too clever, leaving Dolly alone

  1. cagey: showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
  2. apt: mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
  3. showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem"
  4. (cleverly) in a clever manner; "they were cleverly arranged"; "a smartly managed business"
  5. The CLEVER (for "Compact Low Emission Vehicle for Urban Transport") is a type of tilting three-wheeled car that was developed at the University of Bath. ...
  6. Clever was a short-lived Australian television series hosted by Georgie Parker which aired Sunday nights at 6.30pm on the Nine Network. The show was a quiz show that featured science and technology based questions and in studio experiments. ...
  7. smart, intelligent or witty, in the sense of being mentally quick or sharp; resourceful, sometimes to the point of cunning; nimble with hands or body; skillful; showing inventiveness or originality; possessing magical abilities
  8. (cleverly) Wittily; in a tricky manner; Intelligently directed to a purpose; Completely, fully
  9. intelligent: "She's a clever student and picks things up quickly."
  10. Pure genius.  What a money-maker.
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