MEANING: noun: Someone perceived to be intelligent or knowledgeable in an annoying way.

ETYMOLOGY: The term boots has been used for a fellow or a person since the early 1600s. From there we got the term clever boots and then clever clogs. Earliest documented use: 1866.

CLEVER CLODS - dull and uninteresting oafs, but shrewd

CLEAVER CLOGS - looks like the Beav plugged up the toilet again

CLOVER CLOGS - wooden shoes to wear while looking for four-leafed lucky charms