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juvie

[joo-vee] /ˈdʒu vi/
noun, Slang.
1.
a juvenile, especially a juvenile delinquent.
2.
a juvenile court.
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Slang definitions & phrases for juvie

juve

adjective

Juvenile; youthful: the next monster juve act would be (1940s+)

modifier
  1. : Andrews became the archetypal juve lead on British television
  2. : juvey hall/ juvey books
noun
  1. A young person; child; juvenile, esp a juvenile offender: I'm a juve (1940s+)
  2. An actor who plays youthful roles; a juvenile lead: No juve in this show? (1935+)
  3. A juvenile court or a reformatory: I was desperate. You ever been in juvie? (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for juvie

juvie

juvenile
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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