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used in The Catcher in the Rye

5 uses
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having a sophisticated charm — often said of  a man who is not sincere

("sophisticated" in the sense of knowing the proper or polite way to act, being confident, and effortlessly acting in a proper and gracious manner)
  • I said it suave as hell.
    Chapter 9 (76% in)
suave = having a sophisticated charm
  • "Thank you for the compliment," I said— suave as hell.
    Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • Very suave, in fact.
    Chapter 10 (43% in)
  • I read this book once, at the Whooton School, that had this very sophisticated, suave, sexy guy in it.
    Chapter 13 (50% in)
  • Suave as hell, boy.
    Chapter 13 (59% in)

There are no more uses of "suave" in The Catcher in the Rye.

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