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1. clever

adjective. ['ˈklɛvɝ'] showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others.

Synonyms

  • smart
  • cagy
  • cagey

Antonyms

  • slow
  • mild
  • incautious
  • artless

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Words that Rhyme with Clever

  • whatsoever
  • whomsoever
  • whosoever
  • whichever
  • wherever
  • whenever
  • whatever
  • whomever
  • morever
  • mcever
  • kochevar
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • whoever
  • trevor
  • klever
  • however
  • grever
  • forever
  • sever
  • never
  • kever
  • haver
  • devore
  • bever

How do you pronounce clever?

Pronounce clever as ˈklɛvər.

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Example sentences of the word clever


1. Adjective
Birds are a delight to watch in nature, but you must be clever to trap one.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Here are a few clever tricks to jumpstart the design process.

Quotes containing the word clever


1. I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
- Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

2. A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
- Albert Einstein

3. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
- Rumi

2. clever

adjective. ['ˈklɛvɝ'] mentally quick and resourceful.

Synonyms

  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • unattractive
  • artlessness

3. clever

adjective. ['ˈklɛvɝ'] showing inventiveness and skill.

Synonyms

  • ingenious
  • adroit

Antonyms

  • backward
  • styleless
  • manual
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