To give; impart: He wouldn’t give with the information/ gives with the big blue eyes as if to say: ”He didn’t mean to”
[1940s+ Jive talk; perhaps modeled on make with fr Yiddish machen mit]
[giv-ee] /ˈgɪv i/ adjective, givier, giviest. Chiefly South Midland U.S. 1. (especially of soil) moist, soft, or spongy. 2. unsteady; rickety: That chair is getting a little givey. 3. (of weather) misty, rainy, or humid; damp.
[giv] /gɪv/ verb (used with object), gave, given, giving. 1. to present voluntarily and without expecting compensation; bestow: to give a birthday present to someone. 2. to hand to someone: Give me that plate, please. 3. to place in someone’s care: If you give me your coat, I’ll put it in the closet. 4. to […]
gee I wish I’d said that
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