Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of clever: more clever

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Examples

  • By the way, Google Books makes it easier than ever before to get a sense of whether particular words - such as "cleverer" - were in fact used commonly (and not just occasionally) by dcperson says: cleverer and commoner just sound wrong to my ear ... but that's not a rule of logic or grammar.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • (What’s even cleverer is that he is a university professor who got his students to help design and create the house, and if he was really clever he got it all paid for as well).

    BANGKOK BIO-SOLAR HOUSE | Inhabitat

  • The will to live, which forms the inmost core of every living being, exhibits itself most conspicuously in the higher order of animals, that is, the cleverer ones; and so in them the nature of the will may be seen and examined most clearly.

    Religion

  • I hope your candidate's campaign is a little bit "cleverer" than you are when they go after this.

    Hess Corporation "Office Manager" And Her Husband Both Gave $28,500 To Elect McCain

  • It's starting to make little sense why I would write something that while widely read could be given out in a "cleverer" format.

    Richard Laermer: Why Book Publishing Is Dead (Part One)

  • One of the best ways of making yourself 'cleverer' is to understand how to evaluate scientific claims, particularly when they're used as ideas for TV programmes.

    Mind Hacks: Simple ways to make yourself cynical

  • One of the best ways of making yourself 'cleverer' is to understand how to evaluate scientific claims, particularly when they're used as ideas for TV programmes.

    Mind Hacks: March 2006 Archives

  • She supposed they were "cleverer", and accepted her inferiority good-humouredly, half aware, within herself, of a reserve of unused power which the others gave no sign of possessing.

    The Reef; a novel

  • She supposed they were "cleverer", and accepted her inferiority good-humouredly, half aware, within herself, of a reserve of unused power which the others gave no sign of possessing.

    The Reef

  • I don't claim for a second that they are "cleverer" than we are, they just seem to be more rigorous in terms of self-analysis.

    Army Rumour Service

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