Savvy vs Savviness - What's the difference?

savvy | savviness |


As nouns the difference between savvy and savviness

is that savvy is shrewdness while savviness is shrewdness; common sense.

As an adjective savvy

is (informal) shrewd, well-informed and perceptive.

As a verb savvy

is (informal) to understand.

As an interjection savvy

is (informal) do you understand?.

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
  • savviness

    English

    Noun

    (savvinesses)
  • Shrewdness; common sense