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[mahrv] /mɑrv/
adjective, Slang.
marvelous; wonderful.
Origin of marv
by shortening


[mahrv] /mɑrv/
a male given name, form of Marvin. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • marv Wallace made no answer; and I fancied she looked a little sad.

    Satanstoe James Fenimore Cooper
  • The Vinrooge wine acted the way marv said it would only he must have meant two cases of beer insted of two bottles.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • I got to quit now cause I was supposed to relieve marv Motel on gard half an hour ago sos he could get his supper.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • marv Motel, whats gunner on my piece, is busy all day fixin things up.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • "marv, in this business you never depend on just one lead," Ranthar Jard told him.

    Time Crime H. Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for marv


noun acronym
manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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