Definition of clued-in in US English:



  • Well-informed about a particular subject.

    • ‘She said she was a clued-up woman but had been spending too much time working on international relations.’
    • ‘She comes across as clued-up and self aware, and in her work she is beginning to fulfil her immense potential as a musician and composer.’
    • ‘A poolside bar sells rather pricey refreshments but clued-up families were free to enjoy the packed lunches they had prepared before leaving their lodges.’
    • ‘This movie is clearly put together by clever, clued-in people.’
    • ‘This week, do whatever it takes to throw your clued-in companions off the scent.’
    • ‘The next generation is likely to be the most environmentally clued-up of all and I aim to make sure that my daughter is one of them.’
    • ‘Believe me when I say that as little as three or four years ago, I was very clued-up about national and international news each day.’
    • ‘Today's clued-up celebrities are recording their views in intimate personal diaries and making them available, within hours, to the rest of us.’
    • ‘He had met a lot of girls but never one so clued-in and so switched-on.’
    • ‘It's very cool: well-written, energising and clued-up.’
    • ‘Of course, with all of you being such clued-up, media-savvy people, you don't need me to tell you the huge significance of today's date.’
    • ‘‘Give peace a chance’ is the theme to expect from clued-up advertisers in coming weeks.’
    • ‘We rarely wake up before 4pm, so we're not too clued-up about breakfast television.’
    • ‘He is one of the smartest and most clued-up bloggers out there.’
    • ‘I've dealt with a lot of helpdesk operators in my time, but never has first-level support been so clued-up and helpful.’
    • ‘Because so many have done part-time work in addition to work placement, they're very clued-in and have a far more in-depth knowledge of the work environment and work-related disciplines.’
    • ‘A very clued-up friend of mine had this thought.’
    • ‘I haven't heard anything by her, but from what clued-in friends have told me it sounds like her music would be right up my street.’
    • ‘Most significantly, the audience for these spaces grows outside of the practitioner networks, attracting clued-up members of the wider artistic community.’
    • ‘They should be as clued-up about their current position as possible, know the kind of course they are aiming for and be prepared to sell themselves.’
    knowledgeable, enlightened, illuminated, literate, well informed, well educated, educated, schooled, instructed
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