Meaning of savvy

sav•vy

Pronunciation: (sav'ē), [key]
— v., n., adj., -vied, -vy•ing, -vi•er, -vi•est.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to know; understand.
—n.
  1. practical understanding; shrewdness or intelligence; common sense: a candidate who seemed to have no political savvy.
—adj.
  1. shrewdly informed; experienced and well-informed; canny.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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