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English definition of “clever-clever”

clever-clever

adjective uk   /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.
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