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’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.