As adjectives the difference between savvy and informed
is that savvy
is (informal) shrewd, well-informed and perceptive while informed
is instructed; having knowledge of a fact or area of education or informed
can be (obsolete) unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless.
As verbs the difference between savvy and informed
is that savvy
is (informal) to understand while informed
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?
Instructed; having knowledge of a fact or area of education.
Based on knowledge; founded on due understanding of a situation.
* 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 696:
(obsolete) Created, given form.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.vi:
- Another informed and sobering estimate is that by 1800 indigenous populations in the western hemisphere were a tenth of what they had been three centuries before.
- after Nilus invndation, / Infinite shapes of creatures men do fynd, / Informed in the mud, on which the Sunne hath shynd.
(obsolete) unformed or ill-formed; deformed; shapeless