Comparing the definitions, I fail to see any significant differente between the two terms in both languages. The first meaning is almost identical in English to meanings 1 and 2 in Spanish. The second in English matches the fourth in Spanish. The third one is similar in both, and the last meaning in English is only used ironically, but it is not in the dictionary.wfreeman said:Off thread topic, but since you guys are from spain -
Is there a good spanish word for clever? listo/inteligente/etc seem so generic.
1 having or showing the ability to learn and understand things quickly and easily:
4 DISAPPROVING showing intelligence, but not sincere, polite or serious:
That's enough clever talk, young lady.
© Cambridge University Press 2006.615282693
Yolanda no me ha dejado muchas:Yolandasiatica said:Despabilado, despierto, ducho, experto, agudo, astuto, avispado, perspicaz, sagaz, lince, hábil, capaz, instruido, sabio... These are synonyms, but now you should find out when to use which!