Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Dexterously; skilfully; ably; effectively.
  • Pleasantly; nicely; comfortably: as, to be cleverly lodged.
  • Fairly; actually.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a clever manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Wittily; in a tricky manner.
  • adverb Intelligently directed to a purpose.
  • adverb Completely, fully.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a clever manner

Etymologies

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From clever +‎ -ly.

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