This Week’s Word: Sav

Surveying the latest in Yay Area hip-hop slang.

Pronounced: savv

Part of Speech: Noun

As Heard On: Mac Dre, “She Neva Seen”

What It Do: Derived from “savage,” this phrase usually refers to an individual with authentic street credentials, an outlaw mentality, and a strong hustling ethic. Example: “Why be a broke joke when you could be a sav with cabbage?”

See Also: Hogg, boss baller, rogue.

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