- 1. adjectiveOf or run by the government.2. nounA government job.
In these regions new occupations are either state-created ‘govvies’ or in areas such as tourism, leisure and personal care. <! Word histories are not something we do. They are 99.99% copyvios. The use of the word, govvy is in essence a slang word. There where limited quotes and references post around the internet on forums, but over the past ten years its use has increased. There are other elements that have helped the word to be more used and one could be that it has been used as a nickname and the owner referred people to its meaning allowing it to be used.
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