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suave

[ swahv ]
/ swɑv /
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adjective, suav·er, suav·est.

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

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Origin of suave

1495–1505; <French <Latin suāvissweet

OTHER WORDS FROM suave

suavely, adverbsuaveness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for suave

suave
/ (swɑːv) /

adjective

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

Derived forms of suave

suavely, adverbsuavity (ˈswɑːvɪtɪ) or suaveness, noun

Word Origin for suave

C16: from Latin suāvis sweet
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