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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quick or skillful in thinking or learning.

Usage examples (39)
  • A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.
  • A clever gadget
  • Chilling it certainly is, but I'm not sure "clever" is exactly right.
  • It is an operation so absorbing that it often weakens those pettier talents which make what we call the clever man. for more
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