Definition of skeeve in English:

skeeve

(also skeev)

noun

US
slang
  • An obnoxious or contemptible person; a person regarded as disgusting, unpleasant, etc.

verb

US
slang
  • 1with object To disgust (someone), to repel; to make uncomfortable.

  • 2with object To loathe (a person or thing); to dislike intensely.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in The Village Voice. Either from skeeve, or independently as back-formation from skeevy<br>1980s. Probably back-formation from skeevy, perhaps after Italian schifare to loathe, (reflexive) to feel disgust or nausea, to nauseate, repel.

Pronunciation

skeeve

/skiːv/