Definition of shiv
Examples of shiv in a Sentence
watch yourself in Cell Block 8, or you'll end up with a shiv in your back
Recent Examples of shiv from the Web
Then Greenwood lets loose a spiking shiv of a solo over a one-two-three punch rhythmic start-stop.
In this time of intense partisanship, shiv-in-the-kidney politics and squabbles over the meaning of truth, can Americans come together and agree that a politician slamming a journalist to the ground for asking a question is wrong?
Your elbows are jagged shivs, so clothes can be a problem, and shower curtains are a complete horror show.
His speech had a lot of corny jokes, but that was just Mr. Zuckerberg’s way of hiding the shiv.
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Origin and Etymology of shiv
alteration of chiv, of unknown origin
First Known Use: 1915See Words from the same year
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