Divvy definition

dĭvē
To divide. Often used with up:

Divvied up the loot.

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A share or portion.
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(slang) To share; divide (up)
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(slang) A division.
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(UK) A dividend, especially one from the Co-op.
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To divide something into portions.

We divvied up the money to split between us.

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A foolish person.

Put it down and stop being a divvy!

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
divvy
Plural:
divvies

Origin of divvy

  • Shortening and alteration of dividend

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First appearance in San Diego's Daily World, 22 Sept 1872, as "divy," apparent abbreviation for "division."

    From Wiktionary

  • Possibly from divide.

    From Wiktionary