shavie

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noun shav·ie \ˈshā-vē\

Definition of shavie

Scotland

  1. :  prank

Examples of shavie in a sentence

  1. <some shavie he is alleged to have been involved in while a student at Saint Andrews>

Origin and Etymology of shavie

shave (swindle) + -ie


First Known Use: 1737



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