Definition of cleverly in English:

cleverly

adverb

  • In an intelligent, original, or skilful way.

    ‘a very cleverly worded letter’
    ‘a mule that is cleverly disguised to look like a zebra’
    • ‘The directors cleverly interweave the real people with the actors playing them.’
    • ‘He appoints himself to train them at his mutant academy, which is cleverly disguised as a private boarding school.’
    • ‘That candle we see lighting up the actress's face is surely a real candle, not a cleverly designed candlestick with hidden light bulb.’
    • ‘The architects have cleverly integrated these corridors into a series of learning niches and anterooms.’
    • ‘The action is fun for its small innovations, cleverly using the futuristic surroundings.’
    • ‘Administrators have cleverly prepared for the eventual demise of those high-maintenance and pretentious programs.’
    • ‘His voice-over is used very cleverly to increase suspense and shocks.’
    • ‘Cleverly, she claimed to be the child of a secret affair between a high-ranking politician and a former deputy minister.’
    • ‘The residues are cleverly ironed onto canvas to create portraits of the artist's past encounters.’
    • ‘The film cleverly combines light comedy with the right amount of romance.’

Pronunciation

cleverly

/ˈklɛvəli/