givey

[giv-ee]

adjective, giv·i·er, giv·i·est. Chiefly South Midland U.S.

(especially of soil) moist, soft, or spongy.
unsteady; rickety: That chair is getting a little givey.
(of weather) misty, rainy, or humid; damp.

Origin of givey

1820–30, Americanism; give + -y1; retention of e allows base word to be more transparent
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