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tr.v. div·vied, div·vy·ing, div·vies
To divide. Often used with up: divvied up the loot.
n. pl. div·vies
A share or portion.
[Shortening and alteration of dividend.]
n, pl -vies
1. (Banking & Finance) Brit short for dividend, esp (formerly) one paid by a cooperative society
2. US and Canadian a share; portion
vb, -vies, -vying or -vied
(usually foll by: up) to divide and share
n, pl -vies
dialect a stupid or foolish person
[C20: perhaps from deviant]
v.t., v.i. -vied, -vy•ing.
to divide; distribute (often fol. by up): to divvy up loot.n.
Past participle: divvied
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|Noun||1.||divvy - short for dividend; especially one paid by a cooperative society|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
dividend - that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly