Clever Synonyms and Antonyms
Part of speech:
Synonyms for Clever
Showing sound judgment and rationality:
(Archaic) Pretentious; showy; spruce.
Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft.
(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
Apt is defined as a response or result that is likely, expected or anticipated.
The definition of shrewd is sharp or intelligent with practical concerns.
The definition of ingenious is clever and inventive, or someone who is smart, clever or original.
The definition of keen is something sharp or intense.
The definition of witty is someone or something that is funny and clever.
Having practical wisdom; prudent; shrewd; diplomatic
(Brit., Dial.) Good; nice; fine
Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative:
Having or exhibiting keenly perceptive intellect. Exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age.
Characteristic of an expert.
The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
The definition of skillful is someone or something that shows talent or adeptness.
Capable of or given to inventing or creating something new, or thinking or acting in an independent, individual, fresh way
The definition of facile is something that uses little effort or is easy to do.
Glib is defined as speaking in a very smooth, easy way, which may appear to be insincere.
Fit for all readers, listeners, or audiences; not ribald or obscene:
Having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
Something clever, or done cleverly.
The power of discerning; keen perception or judgment; insight; acumen
Alternative spelling of whiz kid.
Clear is defined as a sky that is free from clouds, something that is easily seen through or an area that is empty or free of clutter.
Alert is defined as being awake and functioning at an energetic level.
The definition of active is a person, thing or idea which is moving, in motion or changing.
Done with, using, or showing much art or skill
Having, using, or showing imagination; having great creative powers
Of, relating to, or characterized by invention.
Quick and skillful; adroit.
Having or showing mental skill
The definition of heady is something that has an intoxicating or exhilarating effect.
Having, applying, or showing sound judgment; wise and careful
Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.
Having the power of perceiving, especially perceiving keenly and readily.
The definition of sagacious is someone with sound judgment.
Having great wisdom and discernment.
(Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
Suitable for or appealing to the tastes of sophisticates:
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight:
A cultivated, highly intelligent person.
An apt, clever, or witty remark A talented person who achieves great success at an early age; a wunderkind.
The definition of gumption is determination and courage.
An ingenious or imaginative contrivance.
Resourcefulness is defined as the ability and creativity to cope with difficulties.
Animated, brilliant, or highly skilled:
Having a natural ability or aptitude; talented
Keen or quick of mind; shrewd
The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
(Of a person) red-haired.
Generally able or adroit; handy. Suitable or fit in action; marked with propriety and ease; graceful; becoming; appropriate. Having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition
Capable of exercising sound judgment in practical matters, esp. as concerns one's own interests
Skill and grace in physical movement, especially in the use of the hands; adroitness. Alternative form of . cagey A highly talented or gifted individual; one who is successful at a young age.
Antonyms for Clever
The definition of ignorant is something or someone lacking in knowledge, or is stupid or rude. Lacking in intelligence or exhibiting the quality of having been done by someone lacking in intelligence.
Showing foolishness or stupidity.
Words Related to Clever
Free from constraints preventing completion of task; permitted to; not prevented from. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470).]
Mentally quick and original
Amusing or pleasing because of wit or originality Synonym Study
suggests cleverness and acumen accompanied by practicality a shrewd judge of character, sometimes verging on craftiness a shrewd politician See also syn. study at intelligent.
stresses inventive skill, as in origination or fabrication an ingenious device
suggests great skill or ingenuity, but often implies deception or craftiness cunning as a fox
, implies quick-wittedness or adroitness, as in contriving the solution to a problem a clever reply
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