Chav  {n.}
Someone who is, or pretends to be of a low social standing and who dresses in a certain style, typically badly or in sports clothing. Often used as a form of derogation. Sometimes said to be an acronymn for 'Council-Housed and Violent' but this appears to have come later. Most likely to come from the Romany for child; chavi.
Categories: British noun

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