adj. bright, quick-witted, cunning

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cleverish — Clev er*ish, a. Somewhat clever. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cleverish — adjective see clever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cleverish — adjective Quite clever …   Wiktionary

  • cleverish — clev·er·ish …   English syllables

  • cleverish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • clever — cleverish, adj. cleverishly, adv. cleverly, adv. cleverness, n. /klev euhr/, adj., cleverer, cleverest. 1. mentally bright; having sharp or quick intelligence; able. 2. superficially skillful, witty, or original in character or construction;… …   Universalium

  • clever — adjective Etymology: Middle English cliver, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish dialect kløver alert, skillful Date: circa 1595 1. a. skillful or adroit in using the hands or body ; nimble < clever fingers > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clever — /ˈklɛvə / (say klevuh) adjective 1. bright mentally; having quick intelligence; able. 2. dexterous or nimble with the hands or body. 3. showing adroitness or ingenuity: a clever remark; a clever device. 4. superficially smart or bright; facile. 5 …   Australian English dictionary

  • cleverishly — adverb see cleverish …   Useful english dictionary

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