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  Words related to clever

Related / Similar Words: cunning, ingenious, adroit, cagey, cagy, canny, apt

 

Definition:
  • showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem";
  • skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends; "cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician"; "came up with a clever story"; "an ingenious press agent"; "an ingeni;
  • showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound";
  • mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker;

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