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savvy

sav·vy

savvy

 
pronunciation:
sae vi
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) sophisticated and intuitive understanding, esp. of the way organizations work and of people's motives for action.
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: savvier, savviest
definition: (informal) having sophisticated understanding.
antonyms:
naive
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: savvied, savvies, savvying
definition: (informal) to know or understand.