Savoir-faire Definition

săvwär-fâr
noun
Ready knowledge of the right thing to do or say in any social situation.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Savoir-faire

  • French savoir-faire, know-how, from savoir, to know (how) + faire, to do

    From Wiktionary

  • French savoir to know how faire to do

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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