clued up


clued up
clued up UK [ˌkluːd ˈʌp] US [ˌklud ˈʌp] adjective informal
knowing about a particular subject
Thesaurus: knowing and knowing about somethingsynonym
Variant: clued in

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adj [more \clued up; most \clued up]
Brit informal : having a lot of information about something

He's totally clued up [=clued in] (on/about the latest computer developments).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • clued-up — clued upˈ adjective (informal) (well )informed • • • Main Entry: ↑clue * * * ˌclued ˈup [clued up] (BrE) (NAmE …   Useful english dictionary

  • clued-up — adj BrE .clued in AmE informal knowing a lot about something clued up on/about ▪ Ask Margaret. She s pretty clued up about that sort of thing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • clued up — [ ,klud ʌp ] or ,clued in adjective INFORMAL knowing about a particular subject …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clued in — clued up UK [ˌkluːd ˈʌp] / US [ˌklud ˈʌp] or clued in UK / US adjective informal knowing about a particular subject …   English dictionary

  • clued up — UK [ˌkluːd ˈʌp] / US [ˌklud ˈʌp] or clued in UK / US adjective informal knowing about a particular subject …   English dictionary

  • clued-up — (also chiefly N. Amer. clued in) ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ well informed about a particular subject …   English terms dictionary

  • clued in — variant UK US Main entry: clued up …   Useful english dictionary

  • clued-up — also clued up ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ on n/wh (approval) If you say that someone is clued up on a particular subject, you are showing your approval of the fact that they have a great deal of detailed knowledge and information about it …   English dictionary

  • clued-in — adj. informal well informed about a particular subject * * * ˌclued ˈup [clued up] (BrE) (NAmE ˌclued ˈin) …   Useful english dictionary

  • clued-up — BrE clued in AmE adjective informal knowing a lot about something: Ask Margaret. She s pretty clued up about that sort of thing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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