guyver

or gui·ver

[ gahy-ver ]
/ ˈgaɪ vər /

noun Australian Slang.

affectation of speech or manner.

Nearby words

  1. guyanese,
  2. guyenne,
  3. guyliner,
  4. guyon,
  5. guyot,
  6. guzmán,
  7. guzmán blanco,
  8. guzmán blanco, antonio,
  9. guzmán, martín luis,
  10. guzzle

Origin of guyver

First recorded in 1865–70; origin obscure; perhaps to be identified with dial. (N England) givour greedy, gluttonous, but sense shift unexplained

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