Dictionary of Playground Slang (Online)

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kevin, kev


A male of a low socio-economic class with reluctant facial hair who drives a Ford Escort, has an underage girlfriend, and wears lots of sports gear. More specific than a NED, they would take their cars to local parks to pracice handbreak turns etc.

The contributor has researched this word quite extensively and offers some regional variations:
JAMMER (East Birmingham)
CHARVER (Newcastle and Carlisle)
DUSTBIN (Tamworth)

In North Birmingham the female equivalent was called a SHARON/SHAZ/SHAZZA.

See also: ned, sharon
Source: circa 1980's, UK (Mid)