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1. [In a clever manner]2. [In a dexterous manner]Syn. adroitly, neatly, skillfully, dexterously, aptly, ingeniously, cunningly, resourcefully, handily, deftly, nimbly, agilely, proficiently, expertly, ably, smoothly, facilely, glibly, quickly, readily, in a practiced manner, in a polished manner, with consummate skill; see also easily 1 .Ant. awkwardly, clumsily, unskillfully.
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Cleverly — may refer to: Charles St George Cleverly (born 1819), second Surveyor General in Hong Kong Cleverly Street, a street in Sheung Wan of Hong Kong named for Charles St George Cleverly James Cleverly (born 1969), British politician, member of the… … Wikipedia
Cleverly — Clev er*ly, adv. In a clever manner. [1913 Webster] Never was man so clever absurd. C. Smart. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
cleverly — adverb /ˈklɛvəli/ a) Wittily; in a tricky manner. He joked cleverly with each guest. b) Intelligently directed to a purpose. Cleverly, he found ways of ingratiating himself with all the important guests … Wiktionary
Cleverly — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from either Cleveley in Lancashire, recorded as Cliueleye in the 1180 Cockersand Chartularly, or from Cleveley in Oxfordshire, recorded as Clivelai in the 1210 Feet of… … Surnames reference
cleverly — adv. Cleverly is used with these verbs: ↑conceal, ↑design, ↑disguise, ↑exploit, ↑market, ↑put … Collocations dictionary
cleverly — clever ► ADJECTIVE (cleverer, cleverest) 1) quick to understand, learn, and devise or apply ideas. 2) skilled at doing something. DERIVATIVES cleverly adverb cleverness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «quick to catch hold»: perhaps of … English terms dictionary
cleverly — adverb in a clever manner (Freq. 1) they were cleverly arranged a smartly managed business • Syn: ↑smartly • Derived from adjective: ↑clever (for: ↑smartl … Useful english dictionary
cleverly — adverb see clever … New Collegiate Dictionary
cleverly — See clever. * * * … Universalium
cleverly — adv. wisely, intelligently … English contemporary dictionary