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English definition of “clever-clever”

clever-clever

adjective     /ˈklev.əˌklev.ər/ US  /-ɚˌklev.ɚ/ UK informal disapproving
trying too hard to seem clever : I wish Jon would make some constructive proposals instead of just making clever-clever remarks .IntelligencePerceptiveShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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