Definition of Skivy

1. inclined to slack off [adj SKIVIER, SKIVIEST]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skivy

skived
skiver
skivered
skivering
skivers
skives
skivie
skivier
skiviest
skiving
skivings
skivvied
skivvies
skivvy
skivvying
skivy (current term)
skiwear
sklate
sklated
sklates
sklating
sklayre
sklayres
sklent
sklented
sklenting
sklents
skliff
skliffs
sklim

Literary usage of Skivy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... -skivy, ta^-ra;,-, men, women, and children of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town, running after him, spa tiering dirt in each others' ..."

2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"... skivy, tag and rag, men, women, and children of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town, promiscuously running after him with their ..."

3. Festivals, Games, and Amusements: Ancient and Modern by Horace Smith, Samuel Woodworth (1836)
"... -skivy, tag and rag, men, women, and children, of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town promiscuously running after him with their ..."

4. Festivals, Games, and Amusements, Ancient and Modern by Horace Smith (1831)
"... -skivy, tag and rag, men, women, and children, of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town promiscuously running after him with their ..."

5. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"... skivy, tag and rag, men, women, and children of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town promiscuously running after him with their bull-clubs ..."

6. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"... skivy, tag and rag, men, women, and children of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town promiscuously running after him with their ..."

7. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"... skivy, tag and rag, men, women and children of all sorts and sizes, with all the dogs in the town promiscuously running after him with their Bull-Clubs ..."

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