[ skee-vee ]
/ ˈski vi /
adjective, skeev·i·er, skeev·i·est. Slang.
not respectable; immoral.
slovenly and disgusting; repulsive.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of skeevy
1975–80; probably < Italian schifo ‘disgust’ + -y1
Words nearby skeevy
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Example sentences from the Web for skeevy
Besides, the gift bag peccadillo is the least skeevy of Jeter's alleged bedroom behavior.The Captain’s Log: Derek Jeter’s Lady-Killing Past, From ‘Yeah, Jeets!’ to Gift Baskets|Emily Shire|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, you could imagine that some skeevy guy would post that question to get his rocks off.