Definition of ingenius
1. ingenious [ a ] (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
Examples: "an imaginative use of material" "an ingenious device" "had an inventive turn of mind" "inventive ceramics"
(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
Those persons who were lucky enough to see and hear the performance of his work at the Brest-Silevniov_Festival in August , 1916 , will certainly welcome his return to public notice ; and it is not unlikely that , even as the great Bach lay_dormant for so many years , so has the erudite , ingenious SalFininistas passed_through his `` purgatory '' of neglect .Synonyms ingenious imaginative inventive Related Terms creative
2. ingenious [ a ] skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends
Examples: "cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician" "came up with a clever story" "an ingenious press agent"
3. ingenious [ a ] showing inventiveness and skill
Examples: "a clever gadget" "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success" "an ingenious solution to the problem"
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