clever Dick


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clever Dick

(ˈklɛvəˌdɪk) or

cleverdick

n
informal a person considered to have an unwarrantably high opinion of his or her own ability or knowledge
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Noun1.clever Dick - an intellectual who is ostentatiously and irritatingly knowledgeable
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
Translations

clever Dick

n (Brit inf) → Schlaumeier m (inf), → Schlaukopf m (inf)

clever Dick

[ˈklɛvəˌdɪk] n (fam) → saputo/a
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BEING a clever Dick, I went online to buy new wiper blades for my Citroen Picasso.
Of course I am aware that people call me a bit of an idiot or a clever Dick.
The artist also drew Eagle Eye - Junior Spy, Bad Penny, Grimly Feendish and Clever Dick for various other comics.
He also drew Eagle Eye, Junior Spy, Bad Penny, Grimly Feendish, Clever Dick, and Sweeny Toddler for various other comics in the 1960s and '70s.
He also drew Eagle Eye, Junior Spy, Bad Penny, Grimly Feendish, Clever Dick and Sweeny Toddler for other comics in the 1960s and 70s.
The games are changed regularly and include On the Piste, Bar Rugby, Pee-nalty Shootout, xTream Racer, Clever Dick and Opeenion Poll.
Advocaat is no clever Dick DICK ADVOCAAT cited his desire to spend more time with his family when he told owner Ellis Short 'thanks but no thanks' last week, but went on to say he'd be interested in one more crack at international management if a job came up.
He rode two aptly named winners as an apprentice, Trotter and Clever Dick, and even appeared in an episode of ITV's Heartbeat.
Because content is king and frontman Matthew Wright has the decency to know his audience, respect them, not take himself too seriously and to extract the best from his guests without trying to look like a smarmy clever Dick.
Midfielder Asked afterwards about the change, Saunders said: "That's a clever dick question after the event, really.
CLEVER DICK (HAMPSTEAD THEATER; 325 SEATS; 22 [pounds sterling] ($41) TOP)
But the plot was pretty simple and I was hooked: not quite a dream sequence, but a drug trip - an insight into the mind of clever dick Holmes.