Antonyms of adj clever

3 senses of clever

Sense 1
cagey, cagy, canny, clever -- (showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound")

INDIRECT (VIA smart) -> stupid -- (lacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity)

Sense 2
apt, clever -- (mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker)

INDIRECT (VIA intelligent) -> unintelligent, stupid -- (lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers")

Sense 3
clever, cunning, ingenious -- (showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem")

INDIRECT (VIA adroit) -> maladroit -- (not adroit; "a maladroit movement of his hand caused the car to swerve"; "a maladroit translation"; "maladroit propaganda")

Similarity of adj clever

3 senses of clever

Sense 1
cagey, cagy, canny, clever -- (showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound")
       => smart (vs. stupid) -- (showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness)

Sense 2
apt, clever -- (mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker)
       => intelligent (vs. unintelligent) -- (having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question")

Sense 3
clever, cunning, ingenious -- (showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem")
       => adroit (vs. maladroit) -- (quick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator")

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