Definition of skivvy
: a female domestic servant
Examples of skivvy in a sentence
I'm tired of being treated like a skivvy.
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 and Etymology of skivvy
First Known Use: circa 1902
SKIVVY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skivvy for English Language Learners
: a female servant who does work that is dirty and unpleasant
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