Ned vs Chav - What's the difference?
Chav is a synonym of ned.
Ned is a see also of chav.
As nouns the difference between ned and chav
is that ned
is (scotland|slang|pejorative|offensive) a person, usually a youth, of low social standing and education, a violent disposition and with a particular style of dress (typically sportswear or burberry), speech and behaviour while chav
is (uk|pejorative|offensive) a working-class youth, especially one associated with aggression, poor education, and a perceived "common" taste in clothing and lifestyle.
(Scotland, slang, pejorative, offensive) A person, usually a youth, of low social standing and education, a violent disposition and with a particular style of dress (typically sportswear or Burberry), speech and behaviour.
* 2007 (Scotland), RecordView'' in ''Daily Record, 14 Feb 07 , Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail, p. 8,
- The mindless behaviour of drunken neds and nuisance neighbours brings misery to tens of thousands of honest folk.
* chav (England)
* charva (Northeast England)
* Scally (Northern England)
* Senga (Scotland)
* yob, yobbo
* spide (Northern Ireland)
(UK, pejorative, offensive) A working-class youth, especially one associated with aggression, poor education, and a perceived "common" taste in clothing and lifestyle.
* 2011 , ‘Giving the poor a good kicking’, The Economist , 18 Jun 2011:
- His book concerns ‘chavs ’, a supposed underclass of ill-educated, fast-breeding, violent and amoral poor people currently plaguing Britain.
"Good news for chavs: they may be cool people soon" by Robin Young, The Times , 2004-10-19, accessed 2005-04-15
World Wide Words: chav, by Michael Quinion, accessed 2005-04-15
Posting by "Quizmonster" in The Answer Bank, 2005-02-22, accessed 2005-04-15
Posting by "Dick Jones" in FrizzyLogic, 2004-03-19, accessed 2005-04-15
"The Chavs are Coming", The Irish Times 2005-03-23, accessed 2005-04-15
* Bragg, M. 'The Adventure of English', London, Hodder and Stoughton, 2003: 26.