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English definition of “chav”


noun [C] uk   /tʃæv/ UK informal us  
an insulting word for someone, usually a young person, whose way of dressing, speaking, and behaving is thought to show their lack of education and low social classUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
adj uk   /tʃæv.i/ us  
chavvy jewelleryUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant menPeople and character traits
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