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Clever
Clever 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 the mind).] 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. --C. Kingsley. 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 forever. --Swift. 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
Cleverish Clev"er*ish, a. Somewhat clever. [R.]
Cleverly
Cleverly Clev"er*ly, adv. In a clever manner. Never was man so clever absurd. --C. Smart.
Cleverness
Cleverness Clev"er*ness, n. The quality of being clever; skill; dexterity; adroitness. Syn: See Ingenuity.

Meaning of Cleve from wikipedia

- Cleve or Cleves may refer to: The historical Duchy of Cleves Kleve, a town in Germany known historically in English as Cleves Cleve, South Australia,...
- Anne of Cleves (German: Anna von Kleve; 1515 – 16 July 1557) was queen consort of England from 6 January to 9 July 1540 as the fourth wife of King Henry...
- Cleve Jones (born October 11, 1954) is an American AIDS and LGBT rights activist. He conceived the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt which has become...
- Nicolai Cleve Broch (born 14 November 1975) is a Norwegian actor of theatre and film. He rose to national fame playing one of the leading roles in the...
- KLAY-və, German: [ˈkleːvə]; traditional English: Cleves /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 in numerical analysis. In the mid to late 1970s, he was one of the...
- Hendrick van Cleve or Hendrik van Cleve III (c. 1525 in Antwerp - between 1590 and 1595) was a Flemish painter, draughtsman and designer of prints. He...
- Cleve, van Cleve and Van Cleve are surnames. Notable people with the surname include: Astrid Cleve (1875–1968), Swedish biologist, geologist, chemist and...
- Van Cleve, Van Cleave or Vancleave may refer to: Places in the United States: Van Cleve, Marshall County, Iowa Vancleave, Mississippi, a census-designated...
- Halfdan Cleve born Halfdan Klewe (5 October 1879 – 6 April 1951) was a Norwegian composer, and father or the pianist and composer Cissi Cleve. Cleve was born...
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