• IPA: /ɪnˈdʒiːnjəs/, /ɪnˈdʒiːniəs/


  1. Displaying genius or brilliance; tending to invent.
    This fellow is ingenious; he fixed a problem I didn't even know I had.
  2. Characterized by genius; cleverly done or contrived.
    That is an ingenious model of the atom.
  3. Witty; original; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious.
    He sent me an ingenious reply for an email.
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