What does savvy mean?

Definitions for savvy
ˈsæv isavvy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvyverb

    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, apprehendverb

    get the meaning of something

    "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

Wiktionary

  1. savvyverb

    To understand

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

  2. savvyadjective

    shrewd, well-informed and perceptive.

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

  3. savvyinterjection

    Do you understand?

    Etymology: 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

Examples of savvy in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Chai:

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

  2. Ali Shihabi:

    It's very unfortunate. Everyone accuses Saudi Arabia of being so PR-savvy. If it was, it wouldn't have done This Nov. 30 because it's a PR disaster.

  3. Stephanie Rendon:

    Their tech-savvy and enthusiasm for volunteering digitally has helped our teams deliver aid around the globe.

  4. Melania Trump:

    They should also know she speaks five languages, she’s brilliant, she’s incredibly savvy.

  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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