- a person who wears fashionable brands, flashy jewelry, etc., but is regarded as having bad or lower-class taste.
Origin of chav
Examples from the Web for chavvy
Historical Examples of chavvy
I decided it would be quite nice if Chavvy and I came to live with Esther.
He will come back, murmured Chavvy, in concordance with her leitmotif.
And when this child Chavvy crept into my life, I let her remain, to fill the gap my daughter might have filled.
A weird child, yet with something strangely attractive about her, would have been Chavvy as visualized by Chavvy.
He turned to his own matrimonial aspects: Chavvy will be perfectly happy with you and Esther, I suppose.
- Southern English informal, derogatory a young working-class person whose tastes, although sometimes expensive, are considered vulgar by some
Word Origin for chav
Word Origin and History for chavvy
British slang, "antisocial youth," by 2004, of unknown origin.