spivvery

spivvery

(ˈspɪvərɪ)
n
the characteristic behaviour of a spiv
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Coming hard on the heels of the cash-foraccess scandal, it exposed a real spivvery at the heart of David Cameron's Tory Party which looks after its core constituents - big business and the wealthy - as it always has done.
Far from rescuing us from spivvery, greed and recklessness our Government is banking on it.
It would save us the gruesome spectacle of QCs spouting civil-rights cliches to justify institutionalised spivvery.
Leslie Grantham takes up spivvery on behalf of Private Walker and Peter Martin is a Captain Mainwaring who does not quite achieve the absurd pomposity of the TV original.
You couldn't have imagined a more wretched tale of spivvery, duplicity and downright lies.
We have always warned of Mr Cameron's lack of substance and his PR spivvery.
Is it any coincidence, do you think, that the three superpowers of English football have never once been linked with a man whose image of archetypal cockney spivvery will always leave a nasty taste in the mouths of fans based outside London?