Savvy vs Insightful - What's the difference?

savvy | insightful |


As adjectives the difference between savvy and insightful

is that savvy is (informal) shrewd, well-informed and perceptive while insightful is possessing insight.

As a verb savvy

is (informal) to understand.

As an interjection savvy

is (informal) do you understand?.

As a noun savvy

is shrewdness.

savvy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (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.

    Synonyms

    * canny

    Verb

  • (informal) to understand
  • Interjection

  • (informal) Do you understand?
  • Noun

    (-)
  • Shrewdness
  • insightful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Possessing insight.