Definition of 'clever'
Example sentences containing 'clever'
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It was a clever move on his part, to place her in his debt without making any kind of move on her. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)But whatever he is, he is clever, and has long prepared to move against the Kingdom. LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2002)That had been a Pascoe crack, which meant it was likely to be what Dalziel would call arty-farty clever. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2002)
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Translations for 'clever'
British English: clever /ˈklɛvə/ ADJECTIVE
A clever person is intelligent and able to understand things easily or to plan things well.
My sister was always a lot cleverer than I was.
- American English: clever
- Arabic: شَاطِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: esperto
- Chinese: 聪明的
- Croatian: pametan
- Czech: chytrý
- Danish: klog
- Dutch: slim
- European Spanish: inteligente
- Finnish: älykäs
- French: intelligent
- German: schlau
- Greek: έξυπνος
- Italian: intelligente
- Japanese: 賢い
- Korean: 영리한
- Norwegian: smart
- Polish: zdolny
- European Portuguese: esperto
- Romanian: deștept
- Russian: умный
- Spanish: inteligente
- Swedish: begåvad
- Thai: เฉลียวฉลาด
- Turkish: zeki
- Ukrainian: розумний
- Vietnamese: thông minh
Definition of clever from the Collins English Dictionary
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