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Unpleasant, squalid, or distasteful.‘a skeevy Vegas motel’
- ‘Considering the skeevy characters involved, we applaud her for leaving out the sex scenes.’
- ‘Did he think that wasn't totally skeevy and strange?’
- ‘How can I get her to stop dragging these skeevy guys in to my apartment?’
1970s: from Italian schifo repugnance, disgust.
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