As adjectives the difference between savvy and commonsense
is that savvy
is (informal) shrewd, well-informed and perceptive while commonsense
is exhibiting or using common sense.
As a verb savvy
is (informal) to understand.
As an interjection savvy
is (informal) do you understand?.
As a noun savvy
(informal) Shrewd, well-informed and perceptive.
* 22 March 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Hunger Games [http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/]
- That such a safe adaptation could come of The Hunger Games speaks more to the trilogy’s commercial ascent than the book’s actual content, which is audacious and savvy in its dark calculations.
(informal) to understand
(informal) Do you understand?