from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Smoothly agreeable and courteous.
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- adj. Charming, confident and elegant.
- n. Sweet talk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Sweet; pleasant; delightful; gracious or agreeable in manner; bland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Soothingly agreeable; pleasant; mollifying; bland: used of persons or things: as, a suave diplomatist; suave politeness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
- adj. having a sophisticated charm
I was not s-- you know, I said I was at that age what you call suave
He was known as a suave matinee idol who could be molded to play the lead in any romantic film.
Manning is incredibly successful, but he's never going to be called suave, and Matt Ryan is a promising quarterback, but he's going to have to win a playoff game before we start mentioning him among the league's truly elite.
He has called the suave Priyanka Gandhi the 'sexiest Indian woman by eons and light years'.
For the classic Bond, 'suave', 'nonchalant' and 'English' and what comes to mind.
Who else has the time to generate paragraph of fluff, just in order to rebut Plate's central thesis that Ma is "suave"?
The piece is nothing more than a mash-up of Establishment shibboleths, but I especially like his description of the current policy as "suave" ... let's call up Taiwan News again:
Im sorry but theres nothing "suave" about this at all!
The Mexican immigrants from my wife's side tell me that credit the key to living "suave" in the US.
It calls for sheer pragmatism and a kind of suave touch I don't think McCain has.