clever hands

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  • clever — adj. 1) clever at, in (she is clever at arranging furniture) 2) clever with (he is clever with his hands) 3) clever to + inf. (it was clever of her to think of that) * * * [ klevə] in (she is clever at arranging furniture) clever at clever with… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • clever */*/ — UK [ˈklevə(r)] / US [ˈklevər] adjective Word forms clever : adjective clever comparative cleverer superlative cleverest 1) good at learning or understanding things Tony was a charming and clever man. I d like to be a doctor but I m not clever… …   English dictionary

  • clever — clev|er S2 [ˈklevə US ər] adj [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) especially BrE able to learn and understand things quickly = ↑intelligent American Equivalent: smart ▪ a clever man very/extremely/quite/pretty etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clever — 01. She s a [clever] little girl who learns very quickly. 02. Dave is [clever] at many different things and has had all kinds of jobs. 03. You might be able to figure out the riddle because you re much [cleverer] than I am. 04. He was well known… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • clever — adjective 1 especially BrE able to learn and understand things quickly; intelligent: a clever student | You tied your shoes up yourself? What a clever girl! 2 able to use your intelligence to get what you want, especially in a slightly dishonest… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — adj. 1 (esp. BrE) having intelligence; having skill or ability VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

  • clever — adjective 1) a clever young woman Syn: intelligent, bright, smart, astute, sharp, quick witted, shrewd; talented, gifted, brilliant, capable, able, competent, apt; educated, learned, knowledgeable …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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 …  

  • 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 — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. adroit, skillful; talented, adept, gifted; smart, cute. See skill, cunning. Ant., dull, witless. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Mentally quick] Syn. smart, bright, intelligent, quick, shrewd, ingenious …   English dictionary for students

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