- adj.聪明的，灵巧的; 英俊的，风采优雅的; 性情温良的; 油腔滑调的;
- 比较级: cleverer;
- 最高级: cleverest;
- 副词: cleverly;
- 名词: cleverness;
This just goes to show that getting good grades in school doesn't mean you're clever.
Sinclair examined the closed, clever face for any hint of irony, but found none.
It had been such a neat, clever plan.
She is very clever at getting men to do her bidding!
You really are quite a clever little thing.
The clever lawyer tripped the witness.
Thousands of clever men drained from Britain in the years just after the war.
They noted David to be too clever.
He may be clever, but he doesn't know everything.
George is clever with his pen.
His clever ideas were shot down in flames.
I hesitate to describe him as really clever.
It was a clever speech, but there was no real meat in it.
He is not so clever as he has been cracked up to be.
People consider foxes as clever but sly animals.
You think you are clever; on the contrary, I assure that you are very foolish.
你自以为很聪明, 相反地, 我确信你很傻.
The young man is very clever, and counts on his card in his new job.
The government has disguised the true situation by clever manipulation of the figures.
The clever boy was bound down.
You are mistaken if you think he's clever.
This boy is very clever.
He is clever at driving.
The new woman secretary was extremely clever and capable.
This child is quite clever.
She is a bright [ clever ] girl.
That is a clever hit.
A clever criminal perverts his talents.
They're a clever lot, you've got to hand it to them.
She seems an unusually clever girl.
In post-war Japan, the economy wasn’t doing so great, so you couldn’t get everyday-use items like household cleaners, says Lisa Katayama, author of Urawaza, a book named after the Japanese term for clever lifestyle tips and tricks, So people looked for ways to do with what they had.
Financiers who were not as clever as they thought they were?
And clever as Mr Obama's advisers are, history suggests they will be bad at this
The reaction to his death, with people leaving candles and flowers outside Apple stores and politicians singing praises on the internet, is proof that Mr Jobs had become something much more significant than just a clever money-maker.
To find out if the female dolphin is cleverer than the male one.
By the time these "solutions" become widely available, scammers will have moved onto cleverer means.
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I had advised the kids that while verbs may seem dull, most of the clever things they do throughout their lives will be verbs.
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1. 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 ingenious scheme"
2. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others;
"a cagey lawyer"
"too clever to be sound"
3. mentally quick and resourceful;
"an apt pupil"
"you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
4. showing inventiveness and skill;
"a clever gadget"
"the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"
"an ingenious solution to the problem"
too clever by half
(informal)used to express one's belief that a person is annoyingly proud of their intelligence or skill, and that they might overreach themselves
bright, clever, wise, brilliant, intelligent, ingenious, smart, shrewd