adjective, clev·er·er, clev·er·est.
Origin of clever
SYNONYMS FOR clever
Examples from the Web for cleverly
Hooters is cleverly asking me to “Give a Hoot” about breast cancer.The Misogynistic Companies Jumping On The Breast Cancer Bandwagon|Emily Shire|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eschliman also cleverly referred to non-heterosexuals as "the LGBTQXYZ crowd."Fringe Factor: 'Gaystapo' Claims Its Latest 'Victim'|Olivia Nuzzi|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aronofsky's extrapolations are cleverly calibrated to "answer" all the questions left unanswered in the original story.‘Noah’ Review: An Ambitious, Flawed Biblical Tale That You Have to See|Andrew Romano|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He cleverly defended fundraising efforts on behalf of the Greek military in Britain as a matter of free enterprise.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Soviet dissidents came to the West, they cleverly defied their old masters.
A cleverly written description of a young English officer's internment as a prisoner of war in Germany.A Kut Prisoner|H. C. W. Bishop
He was carried prisoner to Plymouth, whence he had cleverly escaped one night by scaling a wall and putting off in a little boat.Humphrey Bold|Herbert Strang
Clinton's descent had been cleverly managed, out of Washington's sight.The Campaign of Trenton 1776-77|Samuel Adams Drake
"We didn't think they'd fight," she said, cleverly dodging the larger implications of the discussion.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
His plan may be cleverly devised to surmount difficulties of structure and material; it will not be inspired.Since Czanne|Clive Bell