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English definition of “skivvy”


noun [C] (SERVANT)    /ˈskɪv.i/ UK informal
a person , in the past a female servant , who does the dirty and unpleasant jobs in a house , such as cleaning : He treats me like a skivvy.Servants, slaves and underlings
(Definition of skivvy noun (SERVANT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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