adjective, sav·vi·er, sav·vi·est.
verb (used with or without object), sav·vied, sav·vy·ing.
- savoy alps,
- savoy cabbage,
- saw doctor,
- saw grass,
- saw log,
- saw palmetto
Origin of savvy
Examples from the Web for savviest
What I do remember was that the savviest of them was a natural.Former Cop Edward Conlon on What He Learned About Profiling|Edward Conlon|April 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Barbour, the former Republican Party chairman, is one of the savviest politicos around.
verb -vies, -vying or -vied
adjective -vier or -viest
Word Origin for savvy
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.