Definition of “ingenious” - English Dictionary

“ingenious” in British English

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ingeniousadjective

uk /ɪnˈdʒiː.ni.əs/ us /ɪnˈdʒiː.ni.əs/
ingeniously
adverb uk /ɪnˈdʒiː.ni.əs.li/ us /ɪnˈdʒiː.ni.əs.li/

The umbrella was ingeniously devised to fold up into your pocket.

(Definition of “ingenious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ingenious” in American English

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ingeniousadjective

us /ɪnˈdʒin·jəs/

(of a person) skilled at inventing new ways to do something, esp. to solve problems, or (of ideas or things) original, and showing esp. the ability to solve problems:

an ingenious engineer/songwriter
She devised an ingenious solution to the problem.

(Definition of “ingenious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)