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Definition of "down-gyved" [down-gyved]

  • Unfettered; falling down (adjective)

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Use "down-gyved" in a sentence
  • "Eva Gonorowsky, her hair in wildest disarray, her stocking fouled, un-gartered, and down-gyved to her ankle, appears before her teacher."
  • "Gonorowsky, her hair in wildest disarray, her stocking fouled, ungartered, and down-gyved to her ankle, appeared before her teacher."
  • "He seemed to consider personal ease, rather than taste, in the arrangement of his toilet; for he appeared in the presence of the court in a pair of half-worn slippers, stockings "down-gyved," a shirt-bosom much spotted with tobacco-juice, and a neck-cloth loosely adjusted about his red, beefish throat."