Student Thesaurus

One entry found for clever.
Entry Word: clever
Function: adjective
Text: 1 showing a use of the imagination and creativity especially in inventing <an inventor who was constantly coming up with clever devices for doing everyday chores>
Synonyms artful, creative, imaginative, ingenious
Related Words innovative, novel, original; convenient, handy, practical, useful; complex, sophisticated; adroit, deft, dexterous (also dextrous); brainy, intelligent, sharp, smart
Near Antonyms dull, pedestrian, stodgy
Antonyms uncreative, unimaginative
2 having or showing quickness of mind <a clever student figured out a trick to do the assignment faster> -- see INTELLIGENT 1
3 skillful with the hands <the Shakers were clever artisans who created many ingenious and highly useful devices> -- see DEXTEROUS 1
4 given to or marked by mature intelligent humor <a clever joke that requires a little bit of thought on the part of the listener> -- see WITTY