Definition of Spivs

1. Noun. (plural of spiv) ¹



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Definition of Spivs

1. spiv [n] - See also: spiv

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spivs

spittly
spittoon
spittoons
spitty
spitwad
spitwads
spitz
spitz dog
spitzer
spitzers
spitzes
spiv
spiveries
spivery
spivias
spivs (current term)
spivveries
spivvery
spivvier
spivviest
spivvish
spivvy
spizzerinctum
spk
splade
splades
splain
splained
splaining
splains

Literary usage of Spivs

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"Along with all this feebleness, ther* ivas an apparent obstinacy, aim»: doggedness, of resolution, to take bis own way with the Civil List, in spivs of the ..."

2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"... in disguise, roaming as individuals or banding with other brigands, and living by stealing anil plundering, they will be treated as spivs or robbers, ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"The roving Gaul, to hs own hounds ri-'train'd, Learns to incamp within his native ln-n«l, Hut soon as the victorious host he spivs, From hill to hill, ..."

4. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1838)
"For beauty and might are my spoil, I ween ; Though the lip be red, and the leaf be green ; No spivs I have in my mouldy cave, To tell the terrors which they ..."

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