skivvy

noun
skiv·​vy | \ ˈski-vē How to pronounce skivvy (audio) \
plural skivvies

Definition of skivvy

British
: 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

First Known Use of skivvy

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skivvy

origin unknown

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The first known use of skivvy was circa 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Skivvy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skivvy. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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