divvy

[ div-ee ]
/ ˈdɪv i /
Informal.

verb (used with or without object), div·vied, div·vy·ing.

to divide; distribute (often followed by up): The thieves divvied up the loot.

noun, plural div·vies.

a distribution or sharing.

Origin of divvy

1870–75; div(ide) or div(idend) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for divvy (1 of 2)

divvy

1
/ (ˈdɪvɪ) informal /

noun plural -vies

British short for dividend, esp (formerly) one paid by a cooperative society
US and Canadian a share; portion

verb -vies, -vying or -vied

(tr usually foll by up) to divide and share

British Dictionary definitions for divvy (2 of 2)

divvy

2
/ (ˈdɪvɪ) /

noun plural -vies

dialect a stupid or foolish person

Word Origin for divvy

C20: perhaps from deviant
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