What is perv short for?


Perv is an abbreviation of "pervert" and is used as a derogatory term. It refers to someone who thinks or acts sexually in a socially unacceptable manner.

Although the meaning is very serious, the term is often used in jest to make fun of someone who makes a bizarre comment. It is most often used among friends to call someone out on what he or she said or did.


He's like 10 years older than me, stop being such a perv!

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Updated October 25, 2016

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