chevy

[ chev-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɛv i /
British

verb (used with object), chev·ied, chev·y·ing.

to chase; run after.
to harass; nag; torment.

verb (used without object), chev·ied, chev·y·ing.

to race; scamper.

noun, plural chev·ies.

a hunting cry.
a hunt, chase, or pursuit.
the game of prisoner's base.
Also chivvy, chivy.

Origin of chevy

First recorded in 1775–85; perhaps short for Chevy Chase
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chevy
/ (ˈtʃɛvɪ) /

noun, verb

a variant of chivy
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