What does savvy mean?

Definitions for savvyˈsæv i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word savvy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy(verb)

    the cognitive condition of someone who understands

    "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"

  2. grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend(verb)

    get the meaning of something

    "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Wiktionary

  1. savvy(Verb)

    To understand

  2. savvy(Adjective)

    shrewd, well-informed and perceptive.

  3. savvy(Interjection)

    Do you understand?

  4. Origin: Alteration of sabi (in English-based creoles and pidgins), from or sabe, from saber, from sapere.

Freebase

  1. Savvy

    Savvy is a 2008 children's fantasy novel by Ingrid Law aimed at children aged nine to twelve years. The American Library Association named Savvy a 2009 Newbery Honor Book.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Savvy

    Savvey, sav′i, v.t. to know: to understand.—v.i. to possess knowledge.—n. general ability. [Sp. sabesaber, to know—L. sapĕre, to be wise.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of savvy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of savvy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Neary:

    Increasingly manufactures are becoming savvy marketers in their own right.

  2. Michelle Chai:

    I think it's political skills. Politically, the West Asians were more savvy.

  3. Emily Johnston:

    People are becoming really savvy about what each of these battles mean and the part we can play.

  4. Leonhard Weese:

    Clients seem not to be the young, savvy bitcoin crowd, but older, less savvy investors, many are embarrassed.

  5. Bernadette Meehan:

    Our experience has also been that Iranians are tech savvy and have ways of circumventing Iranian government attempts to limit the freedom of information.

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Translations for savvy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • důvtipnýCzech
  • schnallen, verstehen, kapiert?, kapieren, schlau, clever, klugGerman
  • sabio, comprensiónSpanish
  • fiksu, älykäsFinnish
  • futé, malin, jugeoteFrench
  • सामान्य बुद्धिHindi
  • hozzáértésHungarian
  • astuto, furbo, comprendonioItalian
  • rozumiećPolish
  • sacou?, saber, sábio, experientePortuguese
  • смыслящий, продвинутый, врубающийся, кумекающий, соображающийRussian
  • umješan, умјешан, informiran, информиранSerbo-Croatian
  • smart, slugSwedish
  • idrak etmek, çaktın, akıllı, kurnaz, kavramakTurkish
  • סאַוויYiddish

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