from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Wittily; in a tricky manner.
- adv. Intelligently directed to a purpose.
- adv. Completely, fully.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a clever manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Dexterously; skilfully; ably; effectively.
- Pleasantly; nicely; comfortably: as, to be cleverly lodged.
- Fairly; actually.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a clever manner
They are musical plays on the song "Henya" with the name cleverly spelled backwards to indicate their musical affinity.
Demonstrating a tongue-in-cheek knowledge of Internet memetics, the title cleverly derives from the popular Simpsons quote The goggles!
There are new Chinese fashion designers who work in cleverly-designed shops, done obviously on a shoestring but making it look almost more appealing than some of the lux stores at the huge shopping malls.
The press coverage was very one-sided and all the videos sent in cleverly edited were all from protesters.
Two of the wounded crusaders abandoned the tower, but the third one defended himself all day so cleverly from the Turkish attacks that on that occasion he knocked down two Turks at the entrance of the walls with broken spears.
“Flesh for Kung Fu”- With a name cleverly riffed from the Andy Warhol/Paul Morrissey underground classic Flesh for Frankenstein, this segment, as directed by King-Wei Chu and starring Gordon Liu Kill Bill is Frankenstein as a kung-fu epic.
The plot was described as "cleverly constructed" with "well-drawn settings and slick sentences" by this paper's critic.
If I treat discreet issues discretely rather than conflate them, I apologize, but I happen to think that control of Islamoterrorism (a name cleverly chosen to inflame Americans) is an issue separate and distinct from addressing the world economic crisis.
I sat next to two kids named Adam and Garrett, who without a word cleverly showed me how a homework binder can double as a pillow once the lights go out.
She didn’t want to raise a son with a garbage mouth, but on the other hand the ability to use a word cleverly, knowingly, daringly seemed all right.