Shivs Possibly the most frequently used word in trendy Montreal kids' vocabulary. “Shivs” can be used to describe most situations in life. A person can be shivs, a place can be shivs, a situation can shivs, hell even life itself can be shivs sometimes. Synonyms include: sketchy, socially awkward, annoying, and weird.
Girl 1: Did Nick just pick up that dirty hobo's boxers?
Girl 2: Shivs.
Girl 1: I went to that craziest party ever last night, I got there and fifteen minutes later the cops busted it!