chav Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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chavnoun [C]

uk   us   /tʃæv/ UK informal
an ​insulting word for someone, usually a ​youngperson, whose way of ​dressing, ​speaking, and ​behaving is ​thought to show ​theirlack of ​education and ​lowsocialclass
adj uk   us   /tʃæv.i/
chavvy ​jewellery
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