Definitions

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  • noun Underwear, particularly men′s underwear.
  • noun Plural form of skivvy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's a fun book, with a trip to a swimming hole, swimming in "skivvies" (underwear) and a spaghetti dinner.

    Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

  • It's a fun book, with a trip to a swimming hole, swimming in "skivvies" (underwear) and a spaghetti dinner.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Perhaps a national day for women to show up in church dressed only in their skivvies is the sort of jolt these people need to bring them into the current century.

    Pooflingers Anonymous

  • These are the kind of skivvies that a green crafter can get all gushy over.

    Crafty Convo: Chatting With Seamstress Clare Bare

  • This is done, in lieu of bathing suits, in what the Grandpas call their "skivvies".

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • The grandmother's family (and here the specific nature of the class background lends credibility to what might otherwise seem a tall story) are somewhat grand storekeepers from South Wales, just elevated enough to expect "skivvies" to do the housework for them.

    The Woman Who Did

  • The Wiggles, known for their individually colored shirts ( "skivvies") that help young kids tell them apart and for sing-along numbers like "Hot Potato" and "Fruit Salad."

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  • The Wiggles, known for their individually colored shirts ( "skivvies") that help young kids tell them apart and for sing-along numbers like "Hot Potato" and "Fruit Salad."

    Multichannel News: Business News

  • The Wiggles, known for their individually colored shirts ( "skivvies") that help young kids tell them apart and for sing-along numbers like "Hot Potato" and "Fruit Salad."

    Multichannel News: Business News

  • There's a scene where you see her in these little skivvies, and her legs go on for days.

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  • Wonder why this plural is so popular?

    November 17, 2009

  • Maybe one skivvy is too revealing?

    November 17, 2009