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Adjective: clever (cleverer,cleverest)  kle-vu(r)
  1. Mentally quick and resourceful
    "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold";
    - apt
     
  2. Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
    "too clever to be sound";
    - cagey, cagy, canny
     
  3. Showing inventiveness and skill
    "a clever gadget";
    - cunning, ingenious

Derived forms: cleverest, cleverer

See also: adroit, intelligent, smart

Encyclopedia: Clever, Missouri