Definition of peever in English:


Line breaks: pee¦ver
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːvə


(often peevers)
  • Scottish term for hopscotch.
    More example sentences
    • By 5.30, the whole business would be done and dish-washed, leaving the family free to dig the garden, watch TV or play peevers in the street.


mid 19th century (denoting the stone or piece of pottery used in the game): of unknown origin.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw