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savvy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of savvy

  1. knowledge gained by actually doing or living through something she's an excellent scholar of political science, but lacks the kind of savvy needed to run for public office Synonyms of savvy chops, expertise, know-how, moxie, proficiency, experience, skillsWords Related to savvy background; command, mastery; acquaintance, conversance, familiarity, intimacyNear Antonyms of savvy ignorance, unawareness, unfamiliarityAntonyms of savvy inexperience


savvy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of savvy

  1. having or showing a practical cleverness or judgment a particularly savvy investor, he was among the first to see the potential in tech stocks Synonyms of savvy astute, canny, clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hard-boiled, hardheaded, heady, knowing, shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted, smartWords Related to savvy artful, cagey (also cagy), crafty, cunning, devious, dodgy [chiefly British], foxy, guileful, pawky [chiefly British], slick, sly, subtle, tricky, wily; discerning, insightful, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, sagacious, sage, sapient, wise; experienced, veteran; discriminating, discriminative; agile, alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever, intelligent, keen, nimble, quick, quick-witted, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted; apt, ingenious, resourceful; calculating, schemingNear Antonyms of savvy artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve); exploitable, gullible (also gullable); unperceptive, unwise; dense, dull, obtuse; airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, brainless, dim-witted, dopey (also dopy), dumb, empty-headed, feebleminded, gormless [chiefly British], half-witted, knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), lunkheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, softheaded, stupid, thickheaded, thick-witted, unintelligent, weak-minded; foolish, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), moronic, silly, thoughtless, witless; ignorant, uninformedAntonyms of savvy unknowing


savvy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of savvy

  1. to have a clear idea of the man growled, “Don't ever date my daughter again—you savvy?” Synonyms of savvy appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, comprehend, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandWords Related to savvy absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms of savvy misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms of savvy miss



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