Definition of Savvy

1. Noun. The cognitive condition of someone who understands. "He has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"




2. Verb. Get the meaning of something. "Sam and Sue savvy the movie "; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Definition of Savvy

1. v. t. & i. To understand; to comprehend; know.

2. n. Comprehension; knowledge of affairs; mental grasp.

Definition of Savvy

1. Adjective. (informal) shrewd, well-informed and perceptive. ¹

2. Verb. (informal) To understand ¹

3. Interjection. (informal) Do you understand? ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Savvy

1. shrewd [v -VIED, -VYING, -VIES] - See also: shrewd

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Savvy

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Literary usage of Savvy

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1. St. Martin and St. Barts Alive! by Harriet Greenberg (2003)
"Dining savvy ©> Make reservations for dinner, particularly in high season. Restaurants are small. In some cases reservations are required. ..."

2. Savings Bond Advisor by Tom Adams (2007)
"What savvy investors are up to now Investors like you read books. In addition to this one, two other important investment books are Fooled by Randomness, ..."

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