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[mahrv] /mɑrv/
adjective, Slang.
marvelous; wonderful.
Origin of marv
by shortening


[mahrv] /mɑrv/
a male given name, form of Marvin. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "marv, in this business you never depend on just one lead," Ranthar Jard told him.

    Time Crime H. Beam Piper
  • marv Wallace made no answer; and I fancied she looked a little sad.

    Satanstoe James Fenimore Cooper
  • marv Motel, whats gunner on my piece, is busy all day fixin things up.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • The Vinrooge wine acted the way marv said it would only he must have meant two cases of beer insted of two bottles.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • I got to quit now cause I was supposed to relieve marv Motel on gard half an hour ago sos he could get his supper.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
British Dictionary definitions for marv


noun acronym
manoeuvrable re-entry vehicle: a missile that has one or more warheads that may be controlled so as to avoid enemy defences
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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maneuverable reentry vehicle
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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