how to pronounce skivvy


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skivvy is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of skivvy


  1. A prostitute.
  2. A close-fitting, long-sleeved T-shirt with a rolled collar.
  3. A female domestic servant, especially one employed for menial work.


  1. To perform menial work; to do chores, like a servant.

skivvy frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word skivvy occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics skivvy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that skivvy can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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