Meaning of screever in English:


Pronunciation /ˈskriːvə/


  • 1 slang A person who draws or writes on paving stones; especially one who creates pictures on paving stones, typically using coloured chalks, in order to earn money from passers-by; (later more generally) a pavement artist.

  • 2 slang, historical, rare A person who writes documents for others to use, often in exchange for payment; especially one who writes letters or other documents used by beggars, swindlers, etc., to appeal for money from or deceive others.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Exposure of Impositions practised by Vagrants. From screeve + -er.