skivvy


skiv·vy

noun \ˈski-vē\

: a female servant who does work that is dirty and unpleasant

plural skivvies

Full Definition of SKIVVY

British
:  a female domestic servant

Examples of SKIVVY

  1. I'm tired of being treated like a skivvy.
  2. <the pop star's image as a working-class hero strains credulity now that he owns a large estate with an army of cooks, butlers, and skivvies to attend to his every want>

Origin of SKIVVY

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1902

Rhymes with SKIVVY

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