ingenious: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-jēn'yus), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by cleverness or originality of invention or construction: an ingenious machine.
  2. cleverly inventive or resourceful: an ingenious press agent.
    1. intelligent; showing genius.
    2. ingenuous.
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