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CleverClever Clev"er, a. [Origin uncertain. Cf. OE. cliver eager,
AS. clyfer (in comp.) cloven; or clifer a claw, perh.
connected with E. cleave to divide, split, the meaning of E.
clever perh. coming from the idea of grasping, seizing (with
1. Possessing quickness of intellect, skill, dexterity,
talent, or adroitness; expert.
Though there were many clever men in England during
the latter half of the seventeenth century, there
were only two great creative minds. --Macaulay.
Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.
2. Showing skill or adroitness in the doer or former; as, a
clever speech; a clever trick. --Byron.
3. Having fitness, propriety, or suitableness.
``T would sound more clever To me and to my heirs
4. Well-shaped; handsome. ``The girl was a tight, clever
wench as any was.' --Arbuthnot.
5. Good-natured; obliging. [U. S.]
Syn: See Smart.
Cleverish Clev"er*ish, a.
Somewhat clever. [R.]
Cleverly Clev"er*ly, adv.
In a clever manner.
Never was man so clever absurd. --C. Smart.
ClevernessCleverness Clev"er*ness, n.
The quality of being clever; skill; dexterity; adroitness.
Syn: See Ingenuity.
Meaning of Cleve from wikipedia
to: The historical Duchy
Kleve, a town in Germany known historically
as Cleves Cleve
- Anne of Cleves
(German: Anna von Kleve; 1515 – 16 July 1557) was queen consort
from 6 January
to 9 July 1540 as the fourth
wife of King Henry...
- Cleve Jones
11, 1954) is an American
AIDS and LGBT rights
activist. He conceived
the NAMES Project
AIDS Memorial Quilt which
- Nicolai Cleve Broch
(born 14 November
1975) is a Norwegian actor
and film. He rose to national
one of the leading roles
- KLAY-və, German: [ˈkleːvə]; traditional
/kliːvz/ KLEEVZ; Dutch: Kleef; French: Clèves
; Spanish: Cléveris; Latin: Clivia) is a town in the...
- Cleve Barry Moler
is an American mathematician
and computer programmer specializing
analysis. In the mid to late 1970s, he was one of the...
III (c. 1525 in Antwerp
1590 and 1595) was a Flemish
of prints. He...
, van Cleve
and Van Cleve
are surnames. Notable people
with the surname
include: Astrid Cleve
biologist, geologist, chemist
- Van Cleve
, Van Cleave
in the United
States: Van Cleve
County, Iowa Vancleave, Mississippi, a census-designated...
- Halfdan Cleve
born Halfdan Klewe
1879 – 6 April
1951) was a Norwegian
composer, and father
or the pianist
and composer Cissi Cleve
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