Ned vs Chav - What's the difference?

ned | chav |

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.

ned

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.

    Synonyms

    * chav (England) * charva (Northeast England) * Scally (Northern England) * scanger * Senga (Scotland) * yob, yobbo * spide (Northern Ireland)

    chav

    English

    (wikipedia chav)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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.

    Synonyms

    * See

    Derived terms

    * chavelling * chavette * chavster * chavtastic * chavving * chavvy

    References

    * "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.

    See also

    * charva * mush * ned * pikey * scally

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