Top Definition
Mexican spanish for "girl or chick"
Chick = slang for girl, baby, women, etc.
Que haces, chava?
What are you doing, chick?
by stinkylods May 21, 2003
13 more definitions
Chava is the born-nickname given to people in Mexico whose real name is Salvador. This nickname was set on stone when you were named Salvador.

Chava es el apodo dado en Mexico a las personas cuyo nombre es Salvador o Salvadore

-Diminutive: Chavita

The nickname does not mean "GIRL" as in the word "Chava for girl. This nickname is not offensive nor it means anything at all.
Hi, my name is Salvador.

-Ahh how are you Chava, nice to meet you

Hi I am Salvador but everyone calls me Chava

Hola me llamo Salvador pero todos me llaman Chava
by Chava308 December 21, 2010
Chava (Eve) is the name of the wife of Adam in the book of Bereshit (Genesis). Her name is spelled "chet, vav, heh" in Hebrew. The root of her name is related to "life" (chet, yud, heh)
"V'haadam yada et chava vatahar vateled et qain vatomer qaniti ish et HaShem." Ber 4:1

"The man knew his wife Eve; she conceived, gave birth to Cain and said 'I have acquired a man from the L-RD". Gen 4:1
by Matrix4Yeshua May 13, 2006
girlfriend, ol' lady
Mi chava!
by VAKI5 August 18, 2003
In India especially Bombay - the term chava is used for road side Romeo's - fake designer label wearing youth who stand by the street, lane and make sexual comments at girls - they are mostly goodlooking but not there yet, will be well groomed and exhibit attitude mostly copied from Hollywood or Bollywood Film stars
"Those idiot chava boys asked me to go on a date with them, their nerve!"
by nirvanaa May 31, 2009
when someone talks in heavy slang, wears tracksuits or designer clothes, smokes, wears loads of make up or has a heavy accent
"Did you see Christine today? she looked like a chava"
"she is one"
by aliceeeeeeeee October 24, 2014
A very fun loving,outspoken,adventurous person.usually is very good looking,and likes the girls who he can kid around with.maybe doesn't make the best choices,but surprises you.
Wow,I wish I could have been with Chavas...

Chavas told me i look bad....and he's right...

Me and Chavas had a lick war last night(:
by rawrdinosaur95 April 03, 2011

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