We finally have somebody who brings that level of savvy and professionalism.
He then beat a very popular and savvy Democrat John Sharp in a razor-close race for lieutenant governor in 1998.
savvy hedge fund managers are the heroes of the financial crisis—and regulators are smart enough to realize it.
Some highlights: By now audiences are savvy enough to realize that no reality show is absent some degree of manipulation.
And although he has an unevenly developed spirit of savvy and an often-childlike manner, he is quick to make adjustments.
Mebbee you ain't used to the ways of sailormen just yet, but you can lay to it that those two are reel concessions, savvy?
Ill need some one who can savvy Russian more than anything else.
“Me no savvy Melican talkee,” he jabbered, bunting Mr. Medderbrook off the car step.
Then, touching the young man's breast she exclaimed, "Him sick, you savvy?"
Course you know who it is, and you savvy how them things is done.
1785, "practical sense, intelligence;" also a verb, "to know, to understand;" West Indies pidgin borrowing of French savez(-vous)? "do you know?" or Spanish sabe (usted) "you know," both from Vulgar Latin *sapere, from Latin sapere "be wise, be knowing" (see sapient). The adjective is first recorded 1905, from the noun. Related: Savvily; savviness.
: a very savvy lady
To understand; know; grasp: I'm the honcho here, savvy? (1785+)
[fr West Indian pidgin fr Spanish sabe usted, ''do you know?''; modern use influenced by French savez, ''you know'']