Synonyms for Astute:
feeling, sensitive, responsive, conscious, observant, aware, Apprised, mindful, appreciative, sentient, cognizant, sensory, familiar with, attentive, perceptive.
smooth, clever, masterful, masterly, subtle, foxy, shrewd, slick, snaky, calculating, deft, devious, designing, ingenious, skillful, crafty, quick, witty, cunning, scheming, artful, canny, wily, feline, sly, tricky, sharp, wary, slippery, serpentine.
gifted, intelligent, encyclopedic, intellectual, canny, profound, sharp, knowing, sagacious, Comprehending, perspicacious, brilliant, wise, bright, sophisticated, erudite, genius, capable, clever, smart, brainy, cogent, worldly, knowledgeable.
artful, shrewd, cunning, instinctual, clever, intuitive, tricky, canny, insightful, sophisticated, far-sighted, sly, wily, instinctive, crafty.
crafty, foxy, calculating, clever, savvy, sagacious, canny, intelligent, knowing, sharp, perspicacious, adroit, sly, insightful, shrewd, brainy, bright.
intelligent, cunning, pithy, funny, crafty, scintillating, adroit, canny, resourceful, subtle, inventive, brilliant, urbane, quick-witted, sparkling, sharp, sophisticated, ingenious, foxy, wily, comical, pointed, shrewd, tricky, facetious, smart, scurrilous, quick, dry, sly, deft, sarcastic, clever, droll, joking, artful, witty, jocular, waggish.
n.academic, able. savvy, careful, ability, cagey. •astute (noun)
sharp, smart, shrewd.
Usage examples for astute
Perhaps this notion occurred to the astute and experienced Lieutenant Ogilvie, who considered it his duty to warn his youthful and ingenuous friend. – Macleod of Dare by William Black