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clever

1. adjective person: intelligent2. adjective person: shrewd3. adjective person: ingenious4. adjective good (at sth)5. adjective idea, action, etc6. adjective tool, machine, etc7. adjective insolent8. adjective mocking sb
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1 adjective person: intelligentcliste  c m uéirimiúil adj2  c m umeabhrach adj1  c m uábalta adj3  c m uhe was clever at school bhí sé cliste ar scoil, bhí sé ábalta ar scoil, bhí sé gasta ar scoil 2 adjective person: shrewdgéarchúiseach adj1  c m ucríonna adj3  c m uglic adj1  c m ua clever lawyer noticed the error thug dlíodóir géarchúiseach an earráid faoi dearait was clever of her to bring a compass ba chríonna an mhaise di compás a thabhairt léi
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3 adjective person: ingeniouscliste  c m uglic adj1  c m ua clever entrepreneur fiontraí glic, fiontraí treallúsachthat idea was so clever of you is mór an intleacht duit smaoineamh ar sin, smaoineamh an-chliste é sin 4 adjective good (at sth)he's clever at other things tá sé maith ag rudaí eileshe was clever at hiding it bhí sí go maith á fholú 5 adjective idea, action, etccliste  c m uglic adj1  c m ucleasach adj1  c m uit was a very clever trick cleas an-chliste a bhí ann 6 adjective tool, machine, etciontach adj1  c m uthere are loads of clever apps available tá neart aipeanna iontacha le fáil 7 adjective informal insolentdon't get clever with me ná bí ag iarraidh bheith glic liomsa, ná bac le do chuid teallaireachta 8 adjective informal, ironic mocking sbI left my purse at home. That was clever! D'fhág mé mo sparán sa bhaile. Nach mé a bhí cliste!
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too clever by half

(also

too clever for your own good

) informal, pejorative that fellow is too clever by half tá an boc sin i bhfad róchliste, tá an boc sin lán de féin, tá mo dhuine róbhainte

to not look too clever

informal 1 not look goodthe weather doesn't look too clever níl an aimsir thar mholadh beirte, níl mórán cuma ar an aimsir 2 look unwellhe doesn't look too clever níl cuma rómhaith air, tá droch-chuma air

to not feel too clever

informal I'm not feeling too clever níl mé rómhaith, níl mé ar fónamh, ní airím rómhaith

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