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juve

adjective

Juvenile; youthful: the next monster juve act would be (1940s+)

modifier

  1. : Andrews became the archetypal juve lead on British television
  2. : juvey hall/ juvey books

noun

  1. A young person; child; juvenile, esp a juvenile offender: I'm a juve (1940s+)
  2. An actor who plays youthful roles; a juvenile lead: No juve in this show? (1935+)
  3. A juvenile court or a reformatory: I was desperate. You ever been in juvie? (1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • When juve had gone, M. Vicart realized a sense of extreme uneasiness.

    A Royal Prisoner Pierre Souvestre
  • But it is no good pretending that juve's job is not as difficult a one as can be imagined.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • "Study the hospital; arrange where to place my men," replied juve.

    The Exploits of Juve Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • juve had already divined what had happened, and replied for the sergeant.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • juve paused to make sure that the jury had followed his deductions and taken all his points.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • "And now let us consider the motive or motives of the crime," juve continued.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • Then the tragic disappearance of juve had occurred, when Fandor had escaped death by a kind of miracle!

    Messengers of Evil Pierre Souvestre
  • There were a couple of seconds of silence, and then juve suddenly said "No!"

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre
  • When juve made his way into the woman's ward, Doctor Patel was actually in process of seeing his patients.

    The Exploits of Juve Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
  • "Charles Rambert is the culprit, sir," juve replied brightly.

    Fantmas Pierre Souvestre

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