Definition of savvy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsævi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsævi//
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(savvier, savviest) (informal) having practical knowledge and understanding of something; having common sense savvy shoppers More people are cholesterol savvy today than five years ago. Word Originlate 18th cent.: originally black and pidgin English imitating Spanish sabe usted ‘you know’.
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