Definition of savvy in English:

savvy

Syllabification: sav·vy
Pronunciation: /ˈsavē
 
/
(also savviness)
informal

noun

verb (savvies, savvying, savvied)

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  • Know or understand: Charley would savvy what to do about such a girl [no object]: I’ve been told, but I want to make sure. Savvy?
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    • The country is ripped by people who savvy not its meaning.

adjective (savvier, savviest)

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Origin

late 18th century: originally black and pidgin English imitating Spanish sabe usted 'you know'.

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