Skeevy meaning

skēvē
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Offensively disgusting or repulsive; sleazy.
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Origin of skeevy

  • Ultimately from Italian schifo disgust or a kindred form such as dialectal Italian (Neopolitan) schifìo or Sicilian schifìu (all from Old French eschif ill-tempered, fierce, disliking human contact (of wild animals)) (of Germanic origin) (Old English scēoh shy) –y

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