suave

[ swahv ]
/ swɑv /

adjective, suav·er, suav·est.

(of persons or their manner, speech, etc.) smoothly agreeable or polite; agreeably or blandly urbane.

Origin of suave

1495–1505; < French < Latin suāvis sweet

Related forms

suave·ly, adverbsuave·ness, noun
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suave

/ (swɑːv) /

adjective

(esp of a man) displaying smoothness and sophistication in manner or attitude; urbane

Derived Forms

suavely, adverbsuavity (ˈswɑːvɪtɪ) or suaveness, noun

Word Origin for suave

C16: from Latin suāvis sweet
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