Clever - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Clever.

  1. quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator"
  1. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
  2. mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
  3. at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
  4. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
  1. marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"
  2. not straightforward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness; "an ambitious, disingenuous, philistine, and hypocritical operator, who...exemplified...the most disagreeable traits of his time"- David Cannadine; "a disingenuous excuse"
  1. skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"
  1. marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
  1. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  2. harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
  3. ending in a sharp point
  4. a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
  5. a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  6. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  7. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
  8. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing
  1. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"
  2. improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
  3. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  4. be the source of pain
  5. elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
  6. quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
  7. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  8. painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"
  9. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
Clue Database Last Updated: 18/03/2018 9:00am

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