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Noun: savvy  sa-vee
  1. The cognitive condition of someone who understands
    - understanding, apprehension, discernment
Verb: savvy  sa-vee
  1. Get the meaning of something
    "Do you savvy the meaning of this letter?";
    - grok [N. Amer, informal], get the picture, comprehend, dig [informal], grasp, compass, apprehend
Adjective: savvy (savvier,savviest)  sa-vee
Usage: informal
  1. Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    - astute, sharp, shrewd, argute [literary]
  2. Possessing sound knowledge
    "savvy readers";
    - intelligent, well-informed, clued-up [Brit, informal]

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

See also: smart, sophisticated

Type of: knowing, understand

Encyclopedia: Savvy