- (sometimes leetspeak) Eye dialect spelling of of.
1997 October 17, Peter Margasak, “Return of the Turntable/ Reich and Wrong”, in Chicago Reader:
- That gives them an advantage over their better-known peers, the Invisible Scratch Pickles: on the recent single "Invisbl Skratch Piklz vs. da Klamz uv Deth" the San Franciscans can spin heads with their superathletic scratching, but the side-length cut doesn't hold up as a piece of music.
2003 January 10, Cecil Adams, “The Straight Dope”, in Chicago Reader:
- On the scale of linguistic complexity, basic leet is about on a par with pig Latin, and with five minutes' practice just about anyone can crank out elegant prose such as: y c@N' p30p13 R3kO9nIZ3 eh 834UTy uv 1337???
From Late Modern Swedish uf (“eagle owl”), from Old Swedish ūver, from Old Norse [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *ūfaz, *ūfōn (compare Bavarian Auf), from Proto-Indo-European *up-. Masculine in Late Modern Swedish.
|Declension of uv|