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marvy

[mahr-vee] /ˈmɑr vi/
adjective, Slang.
1.
marvelous; delightful.
Origin of marvy
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; marv(elous) + -y1
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Contemporary definitions for marvy
noun

the level of executives just below the partners in a firm; also called marzipan set

Examples

Marzipan layer refers to the layer of corporate executives just below the top-level "icing". Most women who manage to break into the executive ranks seem to get stuck in the marzipan layer.

Word Origin

akin to marzipan as a 'superficial layer or covering'

Usage Note

slang

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