Chav can be a noun, verb or an adjective. As in “you shitty scum chav”, or “Hey I like the way you have chavved up ya car/wardrobe/lifestyle/language” etc.

The origins of the word itself are unclear and there are a few theories, perhaps all of them correct. Nonetheless, the current criteria for being a chav applies as laid out in this dictionary and no doubt, as culture dumbs-down even more, the definition will need to be updated. Chavs will no doubt eventually, despite their in-bred lack of intelligence, cotton-on to the fact that burberry and it’s current associations foster great hatred and negativity amongst the majority of the population. This factor however, could backfire, as Chavs could consider the perpetuation of hatred and negativity as a great contribution to humanity, even if it is directed towards themselves from others.

The most recent example of a celebrity Chav is Kenzie in Big Brother. (I can’t remember the name of the boy-band he is in – so uncool – but I know it had the word “Crew” or “Squad” whatever, in the name). In fact, Kenzie actually said “no” initially to being in the BB house, but when he thought long and hard about it, decided to say yes as the word “brother” as in, “bruv-va” or “bruv” for short, sounded cool and he thought it would really do wonders for his street-cred. Kenzie is actually white, but to see his clothes and hear him speak, you would think he is black.

Chavism represents a cultural link with the Trailer Park Trash in The States which is actually a sub-culture of black America. They both inspire each other. The lower the common denominator they appeal to, the cooler they are! Both of these cultural factions are represented by the highly evolved people picked to appear on the “Jerry Springer” show. Due to the speed of the transmission of information in modern times ex. Internet, TV etc, cultures very quickly pick up bits from other cultures, bounce off each other, and this happens at such a rate that no-one exactly knows who originated what. But as society has evolved, and that is the key word, “evolved”, chavism did not happen overnight but evolved as culture dumbed-down and it became clear that it was not “cool” to aspire to anything other than basic animal appetites (for junk food, sex, cheap bling etc). Perhaps devolved is a better word!

Jordan is the ultimate aspiration of female Chavs. She is actually much more stupid than the average Chavette which is why they (chavettes) admire her so much. She is actually now trying to pull herself out of the Chav-pit she has made for herself by writing a book about herself, no doubt mostly really ghost-written by someone else, paid for from the proceeds of all the modelling jobs she has done which evolve around her flubber-inflated chest (but isn’t she a great business woman- fuckin what?), and is trying to appear in “serious” programmes such as Book Award Ceremonies. Unfortunately, she is still seriously boring as she has neglected her mind in favour of her chest , hoping that the more silicone she has pumped into those tits, the more self-esteem and intelligenceshe will attain and therefore rather than work hard and learn, just go see the surgeon again. Easy!! Her tits have now become self-funding entities (get it?) in their own right.

So my good friends, that is my input.
Chavette 1 - I nikked dis 'ello mag from da doc''s got Jordan and Peter pics innnit!

Chavette 2 - wikked innit....didja get ya tablets sorted for dat smell cumming from ya minge?
by MissyM May 01, 2005
chav is a fashion statement. it is another word for a thug or a gang member. chavs are fond of hoodies and caps nd they like sitting on walls smoking. lots of people want to kill chavs. lots of chavs want to kill people.
" omg my sister is a mega chav coz she wears a hoodie!"
by Amy Lucas- Knight December 17, 2007
The alpha-male species of the chav is commonly seen hanging around almost any street corner or outside Mc Donald’s at night on a week day. They are easily identifiable, they wear baseball caps or hoods, “sports label” tracksuit trousers with socks tucked in to them, as an identification of rank (the higher the socks, the higher the Chavvy status), they ‘trend knock-off trainers’ and can typically be seen in mock Burberry clothing. Their combat experience to accompany their rank can be distinguished by the amount of battle honours (or ASBO's) gained.

The female of the species, or Chavette, can usually be identified pushing a pram around shopping centers or pubs smoking, drinking (commonly ‘XXXX’ or ‘special brew extra strength’) and swearing at the infant, or Chavlette. The ‘Croydon Facelift’
(where the hair is tied back into a bun so tightly that it stretches the skin on their face backwards) is common among the females as is cheap, imitation gold jewelry (or ‘bling’). The females status can usually be accurately judged by the sheer enormity of it’s hoped gold earrings.

The common Chav holds it’s own dialect, known as ‘Chavish’. Scientists have worked to try and understand this strange dialect for years but to no avail, however they were able to establish that Chav’s have very small brains and an exceptionally low IQ and common sense. The only bits of chavish you may be able to understand are the frequent and graphic swearing that the chav learns from it’s chavette mother at an early age.

Their recreational hobbies include ‘Maxing it up’ in their cheap and nasty old bangers (commonly the Nova and Fiesta, although a high ranking chav may drive a golden chariot (known commonly as a Saxo). They spend a fortune on large wheels and rims or alloys, LED colored lights (the reason for this is still unknown) and the most common accessory of all – the ‘wanker pipe’. This being a large exhaust or exhaust tip fitted to the exhaust system of the car which seems to simply ruin the sound of the engine. It is still however unbeknown to experts exactly what is the source of all this wealth. However it may be due to their frequent sponsorship deals with ‘Max Power Magazine’ proudly displaying their half-arsed efforts at automotive design.
1. "Look at those scum-bag chavs"

2. "What the hell is that stupid chav shouting at us?"
"I don't know, he's shouting in chavish".
"F*ckin Freaks".
by Matt Ako December 11, 2007
The phrase Chav means: Council House Adolescent Vermin
Chavs (Council House Adolescent Vermin ) are usually people who would wear Fake Brands, for example Fake Burberry. Also mostly wear tracksuits and sports kit. Can be known to have there tracksuits tucked into there socks, have the really greasy hair from over use of hair gels and other cheep brands, known to drink mostly Stella and/or WKD. Can also look like they are trying to be black and gangster like. (note chavs are white!)
by Peggy the pirate November 30, 2007
The word "chav" is derived from a particular description of the buggers themselves:

4 words to sum it up. Lovely.
-look. he's a right chav!
-no he's not. we're not on a council estate. nobber.
by bear99 October 18, 2007
There are 3 types of 'Chav'

-Wannabe Chav- These are you're 8-11 kidswho go round in tracksuits, caps pointed upwards, with some type of addidas jacket on. they ussualy wonder round in groups and thing there badboys just because there are lots of them. They sometime smoke, becuase that makes you look 'hard' and will try to start a fight with and imitate what you say. These are very annoying and should all try a bit harder. commonly reffered to as Charva

- Gay Chav - These Chavs always seem to be poor, smell and where the same clothes all the time. They commonly ask you for a 'fag' (Ciggarette) at which most people reply to as no. They then say 'yeah you do' for some reason, even if you do don't OR they will ask you for a lighter, it is less common that they will say 'yeah you do' if you say no. They where the same clothes as a typical Chav and hang around in groups of 2-4 in which they will go round drawing on walls saying stuff like 'Bez was ere reppin B6 07' or they terroise smaller, more innocent people. These Chavs are ussualy very stupid.

-'Safe' Chav- These Chavs are alright, they wear the more expensive type of Nike,Adidas and do not seem to have a problem with anybody. They will not start fights, but they may ask you for a fag. if you reply no, they says its alright and leave. You can talk to them, and they will have no problem with you. These Chavs hang around in larger groups 6-8 but pose no threat.
Wannabe Chav: yeah man, yeah man when we see him we're gonna smash him innit, yeah yeah, wanna fight? na na na you is a pussy innit

Gay Chav: Oi mate got a fag?
Guy: No..
Gay Chav: Yeah you do

Safe Chav: Yeah you know that girl who goes to your school?
Guy: Yeah, I know her
Safe Chav: Yeah I would bang her, yeah?
by Drake101 July 27, 2007
Verb: To steal something.
Noun: Someone who thinks they're "well'ard" wears a baseball cap pointing straight up, sometimes (fake) Burberry, wears tracksuits tucked into their socks
I chavved your pen
That guy is such a chav
You fucking chav
by ..Mr T... June 02, 2007
a complete twat
plural : chavs
female : chavette
just go to hethersett and ull see plenty of chavs
by green1992 April 07, 2007

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