savvy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsævi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsævi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(savē)

Inflections of 'savvy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
savvier
adj comparative
savviest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'savvy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
savvies
v 3rd person singular
savvying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
savvied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
savvied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

savvy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is a savvy [old man, veteran, player, student]
  2. a savvy [cab, taxi, bus] driver
  3. savvy [investors, customers, users, leaders, individuals]
  4. is a [tech, food, fashion] -savvy [person, individual]
  5. she is very [tech]- savvy
  6. is savvy about [technology]
  7. is savvy about [how, where, why, when]
  8. is (already) savvy of the [truth, plan, situation]
  9. savvy enough to spot [a fake, a lie, talent, an opportunity]
  10. is savvy enough to know better
  11. is savvy enough to know not to [speak, argue]
  12. are savvy and know [all the tricks, the ropes]
  13. is [not very, not too, less than] savvy about
  14. is [not very] savvy when it comes to
  15. you need to be savvy if you want to
  16. [is, would be] savvy to [use, ask, make, give]
  17. [took, made] a savvy [choice, decision]
n
  1. [technical, IT, political, financial, street, business] savvy
  2. [showed, displayed] a great deal of [technical] savvy
  3. showed [technical] savvy [at school, from childhood]
  4. need [technical] savvy to [find, get, hold down] a job
  5. lacks the necessary [technical] savvy
  6. [prevailed, progressed, succeeded] through [technical] savvy
  7. [technical] savvy is the key to [success, development]
v
  1. savvy what to [do, say]
  2. savvy [what, where, why, how]
  3. savvy the [story, situation, idea, clues]
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