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savvy meaning

[ 'sævi ] Pronunciation:   "savvy" in a sentence
  • Verb: savvy  savee
    1. Get the meaning of something
      - grok [N. Amer], get the picture, comprehend, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
    Noun: savvy  savee
    1. The cognitive condition of someone who understands
      - understanding, apprehension, discernment
    Adjective: savvy (savvier,savviest)  savee
    1. Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
      - astute, sharp, shrewd 
    2. Possessing sound knowledge
      - intelligent, well-informed

    Derived forms: savviest, savvier, savvies, savvied, savvying

    See also: smart, sophisticated

    Type of: knowing, understand

    Encyclopedia: Savvy


  • [American slang]
    tr. & in. to understand (someone or something). (Adapted from Spanish sabe, “he knows.”)
    • Do you savvy?
    • Can you savvy at all what I am trying to tell you?
    • I just can't savvy stuff like that.


  • [British slang]
    Adj. In the know, well informed.

  • [Business]
    noun, adjective (informal)

    noun [U]

    practical knowledge or understanding of sth:

    His business savvy comes from years of running his own company.

    adjective (informal) (especially AmE)

    having practical knowledge or understanding of sth:

    In business it helps if you are IT savvy.

    savvy shoppers/travelers

Examples

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  1. jack : son, i'm captain jack sparrow, savvy
  2. today, the consumer is savvy and time conscious
  3. building an e-government and it-savvy business community
  4. .. . after he's kiiied the president . savvy
  5. cultivate an environment to create an it-savvy workforce; and

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