Examples of suave in a Sentence
I am pleased, also, to think I pulled it off. I didn't do anything too stupid or gauche, and even though it was my first time at a spa, I managed to bluff my way through in a suitably suave, urbane fashion without any embarrassing social gaffes. —Will Ferguson, Beauty Tips From Moose Jaw, 2004
When she had been Miss Tampa, a suave major leaguer had courted her till she found out he was married, with children. —Frank Deford, Sports Illustrated, 19 Mar. 2001
Bobby gets a lot of tough love at home. As suave and polite as he seems to outsiders, he has “two personalities,” says his stepmother Wille. “He's a con artist.” His parents kicked him out of the house in August, trying to scare him after he came home drunk at 5 a. m. —Stacy Perman, Time, 25 Oct. 1999
a suave and sophisticated businessman
the suave gentleman was a great favorite of the elegant ladies who attended parties at the embassy
Recent Examples of suave from the Web
Throughout his long political career, Edwards had always cultivated the image of a suave rogue with a quick wit, abundant charm and an uncanny knowledge of the way politics is played.
Roger Moore was the suave star of seven James Bond films.
Roger Moore, 89, the suave British actor who starred in seven James Bond movies and brought a likable, comedic dimension to the unflappable secret agent, died after a short battle with cancer, his family said Tuesday.
Sophie Gilbert looks back on the career and legacy of the late, suave British actor.
Ah, just like you, we've been conditioned to believe that James Bond, the suave British spy with a license to kill, is a fantasy.
Two other characters also figure prominently: the assertive Alice (Jane Randolph), Oliver’s workplace confidante, who not-so-secretly loves him, and her friend Dr. Judd (Tom Conway), a suave psychiatrist of malleable professional ethics.
Yeah Jacques Chirac, a blog that has reclaimed Chirac’s retro-suave style for Parisian hipsters, features fifteen pictures of Chirac au Salon.
Even so, the gulf separating the suave English speakers of the interim government from the thuwar was becoming more and more pronounced.
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Origin and Etymology of suave
French, from Middle French, pleasant, sweet, from Latin suavis — more at sweet
First Known Use: 1831
Synonym Discussion of suave
SUAVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suave for English Language Learners
: behaving in a relaxed, confident, and pleasant way in social situations
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