The definition of suave is someone smooth, confident and charming, usually describing a man.
An attractive, successful man with lots of confidence is an example of someone who would be described as suave.
smoothly gracious or polite; polished; blandly ingratiating; urbane
Origin of suaveMiddle French from Classical Latin suavis, sweet
Courteous and elegant; gracious and sophisticated.
Origin of suaveFrench agreeable from Old French from Latin suāvis delightful, sweet ; see swād- in Indo-European roots.
- suave′ness suav′i·ty
- Sweet talk.
From Latin suÄvis (“sweet").