Definition of 'ingenious'
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There were ingenious uses of the overtime system then too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pair come up with many ingenious ideas to get close. The Sun (2014)Prepare to be amazed by some truly ingenious ideas for tattoo reinvention. The Sun (2015)Designers have provided ingenious ways to make that small bit of space go the extra mile. The Sun (2014)You have come up with some highly ingenious solutions. The Sun (2009)Various ingenious methods have been devised for stirring large quantities in more than one container simultaneously. Secrets of the Soil (1990)Ingenious use of loops helps to glue the work into a coherent whole. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And we are finding more and more ingenious ways of using up the stuff. Anti-Ice (1993)This is an ingenious solution and a reasonable compromise. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many suspect insider traders are using ingenious methods. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And an ingenious harvest scene uses shadow puppetry to spellbinding effect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Marconi knew from reading electrical magazines that some ingenious solutions had been found. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)He also won six other gold medals by the ingenious method of instructing his opponents not to turn up. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The most ingenious way to approach it is to see cuts as an opportunity to press a case for reform. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was an ingenious idea, but also an expensive one. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Here's a truly ingenious bit of kitchen kit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But these were ingenious uses of space borne of necessity, not planned. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In addition she attempted to measure their self-esteem in a very ingenious way. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)This has enabled them to become increasingly innovative, leading to all the ingenious inventions that have given us our complex modern technologies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's an ingenious idea: a circular building that is electronically live and interactive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An ingenious idea, though in practice it wasn't easy to use. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just like his movie alter ego, the actual MI6 agent invented ingenious devices to defeat the enemy. The Sun (2010)Through processes called transcription and translation, ingenious devices take the DNA blueprint and manufacture the protein. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'ingenious'
British English: ingenious /ɪnˈdʒiːnjəs; -nɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is ingenious is very clever and involves new ideas or equipment.
...a truly ingenious invention.
- American English: ingenious
- Arabic: بَارِعٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: engenhoso
- Chinese: 有独创性的
- Croatian: genijalan
- Czech: důmyslný
- Danish: genial
- Dutch: ingenieus
- European Spanish: ingenioso
- Finnish: kekseliäs
- French: ingénieux
- German: genial
- Greek: εφευρετικός
- Italian: ingegnoso
- Japanese: 独創的な
- Korean: 독창적인
- Norwegian: genial
- Polish: pomysłowy
- European Portuguese: engenhoso
- Romanian: ingenios
- Russian: изобретательный
- Spanish: ingenioso
- Swedish: genial
- Thai: เฉลียวฉลาด
- Turkish: usta işi
- Ukrainian: винахідливий
- Vietnamese: mưu trí
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