Wigan term. To mock or make fun of someone, perhaps who has suffered an unfortunate or embarrassing incident.
Also, a way of referring to someone who's behaviour or presence is annoying.
'Thats the lad over there that fell asleep in the pub and pissed himself. We've been chauving him about it ever since'
'Oh no, there's Gareth. I hope he doesn't come over and start on with his tedious stories - he chauves me'