havey-cavey

1 of 2

adjective

ha·​vey-ca·​vey
ˈ(h)āviˈkāvi
dialectal, England
: precariously balanced : unsteady

havey-cavey

2 of 2

adverb

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dialectal, England

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Adjective

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“Havey-cavey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/havey-cavey. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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