shav·​ie ˈshā-vē How to pronounce shavie (audio)
: prank

Examples of shavie in a Sentence

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

Word History


shave (swindle) + -ie

First Known Use

1737, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shavie was in 1737

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Cite this Entry

“Shavie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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