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  Overview  of  adj  clever 
 
  The  adj  clever  has  4  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  adroit,  clever,  ingenious  --  (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.  (2)  cagey,  cagy,  canny,  clever  --  (showing  self-interest  and  shrewdness  in  dealing  with  others  "a  cagey  lawyer";  "too  clever  to  be  sound") 
  3.  (1)  apt,  clever  --  (mentally  quick  and  resourceful;  "an  apt  pupil";  "you  are  a  clever  man...you  reason  well  and  your  wit  is  bold"-Bram  Stoker) 
  4.  clever,  cunning,  ingenious  --  (showing  inventiveness  and  skill;  "a  clever  gadget";  "the  cunning  maneuvers  leading  to  his  success"";  "an  ingenious  solution  to  the  problem") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  clever 
 
  4  senses  of  clever 
 
  Sense  1 
  adroit,  clever,  ingenious 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  artful)  ->  artless 
 
  Sense  2 
  cagey,  cagy,  canny,  clever 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  smart)  ->  stupid 
 
  Sense  3 
  apt,  clever 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  intelligent)  ->  unintelligent,  stupid 
 
  Sense  4 
  clever,  cunning,  ingenious 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  adroit)  ->  maladroit 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  clever 
 
  4  senses  of  clever 
 
  Sense  1 
  adroit,  clever,  ingenious 
  =>  artful  (vs.  artless) 
 
  Sense  2 
  cagey,  cagy,  canny,  clever 
  =>  smart  (vs.  stupid) 
 
  Sense  3 
  apt,  clever 
  =>  intelligent  (vs.  unintelligent) 
 
  Sense  4 
  clever,  cunning,  ingenious 
  =>  adroit  (vs.  maladroit) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  clever 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  clever 
 
  clever  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  4) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  clever 
  clever 
 
  Overview  of  adj  clever 
 
  The  adj  clever  has  4  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  adroit,  clever,  ingenious  --  (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.  (2)  cagey,  cagy,  canny,  clever  --  (showing  self-interest  and  shrewdness  in  dealing  with  others  "a  cagey  lawyer";  "too  clever  to  be  sound") 
  3.  (1)  apt,  clever  --  (mentally  quick  and  resourceful;  "an  apt  pupil";  "you  are  a  clever  man...you  reason  well  and  your  wit  is  bold"-Bram  Stoker) 
  4.  clever,  cunning,  ingenious  --  (showing  inventiveness  and  skill;  "a  clever  gadget";  "the  cunning  maneuvers  leading  to  his  success"";  "an  ingenious  solution  to  the  problem")