[ mahrv ]

  1. marvelous; wonderful.

Origin of marv

By shortening

Words Nearby marv

Other definitions for Marv (2 of 2)

[ mahrv ]

  1. a male given name, form of Marvin. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use marv in a sentence

  • "marv, in this business you never depend on just one lead," Ranthar Jard told him.

    Time Crime | H. Beam Piper
  • The Vinrooge wine acted the way marv said it would only he must have meant two cases of beer insted of two bottles.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" | Edward Streeter
  • I got to quit now cause I was supposed to relieve marv Motel on gard half an hour ago sos he could get his supper.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" | Edward Streeter
  • marv Motel, whats gunner on my piece, is busy all day fixin things up.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" | Edward Streeter
  • "Hester marv—" she had begun to answer in a fright, when Nuncey broke out laughing.

    Shining Ferry | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

British Dictionary definitions for MARV


/ (mɑːv) /

n acronym for
  1. manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences

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