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guv (ɡʌv Pronunciation for guv or guv'nor (ˈɡʌvnə Pronunciation for guv'nor



  1. (British) an informal name for governor

Example Sentences Including 'guv'

Mike goes `Evening guv ",' every evening, and every evening he ignores him.
Independent (1998)
Thank you, guv ,' said Bowler, just staying this side of open mockery.
Anthony Masters CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
The best attitude to take if you find yourself in hospital after an accident is `Not my fault, guv ".
New Scientist (1998)
Then at last, his voice down almost to a pleading whine: `I suppose that's down to you, guv.
Parkes, Roger Riot
`Okay, it was a fair cop guv , there's nothing I can do about it now.
Hugh Cornwell A MULTITUDE OF SINS: Golden Brown, The Stranglers and Strange Little Girls (2004)
`Prisoners do have rights, guv , like his welfare officer said.
Parkes, Roger Riot


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