Definition of peever in English:

peever

noun

often peevers
  • Scottish term for hopscotch
    • ‘By 5.30, the whole business would be done and dish-washed, leaving the family free to dig the garden, watch TV or play peevers in the street.’

Origin

Mid 19th century (denoting the stone or piece of pottery used in the game): of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

peever

/ˈpiːvə/