1 Quick to understand, learn, and devise or apply ideas; intelligent:
she was an extremely clever and studious young woman
how clever of him to think of this!

1.1 Skilled at doing or achieving something; talented:
“he was very clever at getting what he wanted”
“both Grandma and Mother were clever with their hands”

1.2 Showing skill and originality; ingenious:
“a simple but clever idea for helping people learn computing”
“he taught the dog to perform some very clever tricks”

1.3 [USUALLY WITH NEGATIVE] informal Sensible; well advised:
“Joe had a feeling it wasn’t too clever, leaving Dolly alone”

2. [PREDICATIVE, WITH NEGATIVE] British informal Healthy or well:
“I was up and about by this time though still not too clever”

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