Perv vs Pervy - What's the difference?

perv | pervy |


As a noun perv

is (slang) shortened term for pervert.

As a verb perv

is (slang) to stare at others in a perverted manner, especially whilst thinking sexual thoughts about them.

As an adjective pervy is

behaving or appearing like a sexual pervert.

perv

English

Alternative forms

* perve

Noun

(en noun)
  • (slang) Shortened term for pervert.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (slang) To stare at others in a perverted manner, especially whilst thinking sexual thoughts about them.
  • The soccer coach perved on one of the players as he undressed in the change room.

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    pervy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Behaving or appearing like a sexual pervert.
  • Synonyms

    * perverted (more formal)