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- adjective rare Somewhat clever.
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- adjective Somewhat clever.
- adjective colloquial Quite
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There is a certain kind of cleverish men, either half educated or cock-brained by nature, who are attached to that same turnipology.
Those are divots. see, that's funny. badly executed but cleverish.
Reading this back, the humor is way too cleverish and droll.
It revived because it was all there was to revive in them; and it met with all too ready and natural an acceptance among those endless myriads of cleverish active people who were now trying to get private businesses and private profit systems going before it became too late for ever, between the expanding system — of the
He was a thin, foxy-faced fellow, cleverish but monstrously vain, and he was not very popular either with the Germans or the Turks.
"At a literary scamp's -- a cleverish man called Burley."
Many cleverish trainers, and still more ambitious backers of the "Corinthian Jay" species, have had a shy, professionally or monetarily, at the "Woolwich Whopper," and invariably with disastrous results.
For, to make no mention of the vulgar buffooneries of Bunn or Grattan, we hold that neither the exalted and irrepressible prosiness of Dr. Charles Mackay, nor the cleverish magic-lantern pictures of that good-natured book-maker, Mr. Anthony
Leonard made rapid strides, and learned more in those six weeks than many a cleverish boy does in twice as many months.
He was a dapper little man, with a cleverish, weakling cast of face, and was all on the jump with the turn things had taken.