Somebody who 'skives' (skips, misses) a lesson.
"John, you missed rugby training, you skivvy bastard."
A trademark used for underwear. This trademark often occurs in lowercase in print: “The venerable white-underwear company . . . had dabbled in socks, sweats, and fashion skivvies” (Advertising Age). “About 500 yards away, on three destroyers snubbed up to the dock, men were clambering on the deck in their skivvies” (Smithsonian).
I've got my skivvies in a bunch.
Old fashioned word, commonly, a female domestic servant (or) chambermaid.Replaced later with chambermaid, sometimes known as a 'char'
This ungrateful little skivvy was dismissed from the household when caught stealing from the Master's bedroom.
Mostly a derogatory term, demeaning to the recipient,indicates subserviance.
Slang for underwear, generally mens trunks or briefs, but can also be applied to singlets or undershirts. Can also be applied to swimwear or other skimpy items of clothing.
Not to be confused with skivvy
, a long-sleeved, tight-fitting shirt.
Seeing Joe in his skivvies is definitely an inspiration to spend more time at the beach.
(noun)Any negative connotation having to do with emotions or actions of a girl on her period.
Boyfriend: Rachael keeps getting mad at everything I do... And everyone else she talks to. I try to love her with all my heart. What am I doing wrong?
His friend: Dude, maybe she's just skivvy
Boyfriend: Oh, you're probably right. I can see how her skivviness
can makethis way. Thanks, man. I'll just wait out the skiv
A long sleeved t-shirt
thats a nice scivvy your wearing today
An uncircumcized dick
Brad: bro your mama loves my skivvy, coz ur dad has a helmet
Mat: yeh but she said the dick cheese trapped in there was nasty