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Definitions for clueless
ˈklu lɪsclue·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cluelessadjective

    totally uninformed about what is going on; not having even a clue from which to infer what is occurring


  1. cluelessadjective

    not providing any clue.

  2. cluelessadjective

    completely uninformed or unaware; hopelessly ignorant; utterly bewildered.


  1. cluelessadjective

    Lacking knowledge or understanding; uninformed.


  1. Clueless

    Clueless is a 1995 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written and directed by Amy Heckerling. It stars Alicia Silverstone with supporting roles by Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy and Paul Rudd. It was produced by Scott Rudin and Robert Lawrence. It is loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma, with a modern-day setting of Beverly Hills. The plot centers on a beautiful, popular, and rich high school student who befriends a new student and decides to give her a makeover while playing a matchmaker for her teachers and examining her own existence. Clueless was filmed in California over a 40-day schedule. The film's director studied Beverly Hills high school students to understand how teenagers in the 1990s talked and learned some appropriate slang terms from them. The film grossed $56.1 million in the United States. It has received positive reviews from critics and is considered to be one of the best teen films of all time. Clueless has developed a cult following and has a continuing legacy. The film was followed by a spin-off television sitcom and series of books.


  1. clueless

    Clueless refers to being ignorant or uninformed, lacking understanding or knowledge about something or someone. It describes a person who does not know or understand something that most people know or understand. It can also refer to someone who is oblivious or unaware of a situation.


  1. Clueless

    Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone in the lead role, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in the town of Beverly Hills and was written and directed by Amy Heckerling and produced by Scott Rudin, it was released in the United States on July 19, 1995. The film spun off a television sitcom and a series of books.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clueless in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clueless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of clueless in a Sentence

  1. Brian Gresko:

    On the whole, the majority of ads are starting to catch up, that's not to say that there are not egregious examples ... dads shown as being ridiculous or totally clueless.

  2. Joanne Steindorf:

    We really are clueless about where he could be.

  3. Oren Miller:

    That's not to say that there are not egregious examples ... dads shown as being ridiculous or totally clueless. mostly brands realize that ... dads don't like to be looked at as buffoons.

  4. Wendy vd ham:

    Don't make me guess your intentions, I might conclude it's your intention to leave me clueless and frustrated

  5. Mohamed Fahmy:

    We've realized a year ago, when we first walked into court, that the judicial community and the prosecutor were pretty much clueless about what it means to be a journalist, the details of what restrictions and what rules are required to be a journalist in Egypt, and I think they were picking up on it as the trial went on.

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