HyperDic: clever

English > 3 senses of the word clever:
ADJECTIVEallclever, cagey, cagy, cannyshowing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
allclever, aptmentally quick and resourceful
allclever, cunning, ingeniousshowing inventiveness and skill
clever > pronunciation
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English > clever: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.
Example "too clever to be sound"
Synonymscagey, cagy, canny
Broadersmartshowing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
Spanishespabilado, ingenioso
Catalanenginyós, espavilat, llest
Adverbscleverly, smartlyin a clever manner
English > clever: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmentally quick and resourceful.
Example "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
BroaderintelligentHaving the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree
Spanishavispado, despierto, inteligente, listo
Catalanespavilat, intel·ligent, llest
Nounsclevernessintelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
English > clever: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing inventiveness and skill.
Example"a clever gadget"
Synonymscunning, ingenious
BroaderadroitQuick or skillful or adept in action or thought
Nounsclevernessthe property of being ingenious

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