Cleverly \Clev"er*ly\, adv. In a clever manner. [1913 Webster]

Never was man so clever absurd. --C. Smart. [1913 Webster]

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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 — 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 Street — (Chinese: 急庇利街) is a street in Sheung Wan of Hong Kong. The street starts from Connaught Road Central and ends in Queen s Road Central, crossing Des Voeux Road Central, Wing Lok Street, Bonham Strand, Burd Street and Jervois Street. The Sheung …   Wikipedia

  • cleverly — adverb see clever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cleverly — See clever. * * * …   Universalium

  • cleverly — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In a clever manner] Syn. sensibly, astutely, shrewdly, wittily; see intelligently , shrewdly . 2. [In a dexterous manner] Syn. adroitly, neatly, skillfully, dexterously, aptly, ingeniously, cunningly, resourcefully,… …   English dictionary for students

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