A wave of disbelief swept over me (She is actually grabbing me there, I thought) but I tried to affect a saving savoir-faire.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
He was painfully aware that he lacked the ecclesiastical aplomb and savoir-faire that enabled so many of his colleagues in other faiths and sects to get ahead.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
Schwartz in particular irritated him by his jocularity, vivacity, and savoir-faire, which reminded him of what he himself had been ten years ago.
Leo Tolstoy -- The Death of Ivan Ilych
Neither did she possess that savoir faire, let alone that peculiar appeal for men, that characterized some girls even when they were not pretty.
Theodore Dreiser -- An American Tragedy
He felt unnecessarily stiff and awkward among these white-flannelled, bareheaded youths, who must be juniors and seniors, judging from the savoir faire with which they strolled.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- This Side of Paradise
At four there were refreshments in a lunch-room, and this time they paid an even smaller per cent on the total cost; something about the appearance and savoir-faire of the crowd made the thing go, and they were not pursued.