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skeevy

[ skee-vee ]
/ ˈski vi /
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adjective, skeev·i·er, skeev·i·est.Slang.

not respectable; immoral.
slovenly and disgusting; repulsive.

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Origin of skeevy

1975–80; probably <Italian schifo ‘disgust’ + -y1
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