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givey

[ giv-ee ]
/ ˈgɪv i /
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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.
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Origin of givey

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