suave Definition

  • 1(especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant
  • 2smooth and pleasant in manner

Using suave: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "suave" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He was a suave and sophisticated businessman.

  • Example

    She spoke with a suave voice that put everyone at ease.

  • Example

    The actor's suave demeanor made him perfect for the role of James Bond.

suave Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with suave

  • very smooth and charming


    He walked into the room, suave as silk, and immediately caught everyone's attention.

  • charming, confident, and sophisticated


    He was always dressed impeccably and had a suave and debonair manner about him.

  • someone who is very smooth and persuasive in their speech


    He was a suave talker who could convince anyone to do anything.

Origins of suave

from Latin 'suavis', meaning 'sweet'


Summary: suave in Brief

The term 'suave' [swɑːv] describes a person, usually a man, who is charming, confident, and elegant. It can also refer to a smooth and pleasant manner. Examples include 'He was a suave and sophisticated businessman.' and 'She spoke with a suave voice that put everyone at ease.' Phrases like 'suave as silk' and 'suave and debonair' emphasize the charm and sophistication of the person, while 'suave talker' refers to someone who is persuasive in their speech.