There are 2 definitions of divvy in English:

divvy1

Syllabification: div·vy
Pronunciation: /ˈdivē
 
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informal

verb (divvies, divvying, divvied)

[with object]
  • Divide up and share: they divvied up the proceeds
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    • He'll have a say in turnaround strategies and in how the assets are divvied up.
    • The seller pays 6% of purchase price (taken out of proceeds at closing) which is divvied up between the two realtors.
    • Since that day, all the acreage around their place has been divvied up into little parcels that sprouted split-levels, fake brick fronts and emerald chem-lawn.

noun

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  • 1 (also divi) (plural divies) British A dividend or share, especially of profits earned by a cooperative.
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    • Investing through an individual savings account ensures that any profits and divis you earn will be tax-free.
    • The majority of our long-term return comes from reinvesting divvies and if we don't, our investments will grow far more slowly than we imagine.
    • Getting shot of this grocery chain is a sensible strategic decision, especially as the proceeds will help support the all-important divi.
  • 2A distribution.
  • 2.1A portion or share.

Origin

late 19th century: abbreviation of dividend.

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There are 2 definitions of divvy in English:

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British informal

noun (plural divvies)

  • A foolish or stupid person.

adjective

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  • Foolish; stupid.

Origin

1970s: of unknown origin.

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Word of the day milord
Pronunciation: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman