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- n. A female domestic servant, especially one employed for menial work.
- n. A prostitute.
- n. A close-fitting, long-sleeved t-shirt with a rolled collar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work
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DJ Richard Blackwood's mother in 'skivvy' row with Hilton hotels
Awford also claimed he was treated like a "skivvy" and was shouted at for leaving the shop in a mess when Gray was away for three days.
In this case, though, both the intel and the enforcement side of the legal community want whatever this guy knows; they want a cooperative debrief from skivvy bomber, so the prosecution may see that there is something to be gained by a deal.
Any internal process screw-ups in the skivvy bomber mess are the province of State and the Director of National Intelligence.
He may have had help in acquiring his skivvy bomb materials and rigging the device, but that would be true of virtually anyone who came into such an operation without prior explosives training.
But these skivvy roles were temporary and necessary for the plot, but only until Prince Charming arrived to whisk said princess from all that laundry.
And worse was to come; we had many weeks ahead where I, I, was to scurry as maid and skivvy, coaching her in the art of being Florence Reynolds, readying her for marriage to my groom!
Three times a year, UCLA's unofficial Undie Run brings out thousands of skivvy-clad students looking to unwind -- and then some -- from finals week by meeting at midnight to run.
The toiling Irish underlings are thus condemned to scrub and skivvy in a mansion their ...
A diehard fan of baggy gray boxer-briefs, I was hoping to convert my bedmate into a sexy skivvy wearer.