clever-clever

clever-clever

adj
informal clever in a showy manner; artful; overclever
Translations

clever-clever

[ˈklevəˌklevəʳ] ADJsabihondo
he's very clever-cleveres un siete ciencias

clever-clever

adj (inf)ausgeklügelt; personoberschlau (inf)
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His clever-clever nomenclature seems to represent a self-conscious embrace of current cliche, and is, as such, just as mocking about the art of our time as Bushmiller's images were of his.
Also, you look at what's now on TV in terms of comedy and a lot of it is this clever-clever, satirical stuff which can go over people's heads and not give them a belly laugh.
The fact that he left sarcastic messages like "your security is crap" on defence system computers makes him sound like most of the geeky, openly and endearingly clever-clever techie types I've ever known.
But when the crowd took to their feet in rapturous applause, it was in praise of a truly magical evening of music which was at its strongest when it was less clever-clever and more honest.
If you get it wrong, or you get a bit clever-clever with it, then you get a dig in the ribs," explains Wood.
The clever-clever American "don't call us emo" rockers continue their now regular trips to the capital.
I DON'T know about a love potion but Daniel Slater's production of this light and uplifting tale is certainly a marvellous antidote to the overdose of clever-clever shows we have had thrown at us of late.
WILL SmIth should take a look at Night Shyamalan's career post the aptly-named Unbreakable - and try to steer clear of the clever-clever stuff.
Less in your face than Lions For Lambs, less pat than Charlie Wilson's War, and less clever-clever than Rendition, the point is driven home in such a subtle way that the message becomes all the more powerful.
An intriguing concept, spoilt by too many literary references and clever-clever comments.