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skivvy

noun uk   /ˈskɪv.i/ us  

skivvy noun (SERVANT)

[C] 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.

skivvy noun (CLOTHING)

[C] Australian English a tight-fitting piece of clothing for the top part of the body, made of knitted cotton, with a high, round collarskivvies [plural] US informal men's underwear

skivvy

verb [I] uk   /ˈskɪv.i/ UK informal us  
to do the dirty, unpleasant jobs in the house: I'm not going to skivvy for you any more.
(Definition of skivvy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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