[ skree-ver ]
/ ˈskri vər /

noun Chiefly British.

an artist who draws pictures on sidewalks, as with colored chalks, earning a living from the donations of spectators and passersby.

Origin of screever

1875–80; earlier screeve (v.) (< Polari) < Italian scrivere to write (< Latin scrībere) + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019