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Meaning of SAVVY

Pronunciation:  s'avee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
  2. [v]  get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
 

SAVVY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: apprehend, apprehension, compass, comprehend, dig, discernment, get the picture, grasp, understanding
 
 See Also: appreciation, brainstorm, brainwave, catch on, comprehension, cotton on, digest, figure, get it, get onto, grasp, grasping, hold, insight, intuit, knowing, latch on, realisation, realization, recognition, self-knowledge, smattering, tumble, twig, understand

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sav"vy\, Savvey \Sav"vey\, v. t. & i. [Written also
    {savey}.] [Sp. saber to know, sabe usted do you know?]
    To understand; to comprehend; know. [Slang, U. S.]
    
    
  2. \Sav"vy\, Savvey \Sav"vey\, n.
    Comprehension; knowledge of affairs; mental grasp. [Slang, U.
    S.]
    
    
    
    
 

 

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