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chivaree

or chiv路a路ri

[ shiv-uh-ree, shiv-uh-ree ]
/ 藢蕛瑟v 蓹藞ri, 藞蕛瑟v 蓹藢ri /
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noun, verb (used with object), chiv路a路reed, chiv路a路ree路ing.
a variant of shivaree.
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How to use chivaree in a sentence

  • So busy were they in recounting the various incidents in the recent "chivaree," that before they were aware Cameron was upon them.

    Corporal Cameron|Ralph Connor
  • It was more like the "chivaree" with which ironic crowds tormented bridal couples back in Nimrim, Mo.

  • "Well, it's the only chance we'll have to chivaree them," grumbled Dan.

    The Golden Road|Lucy Maud Montgomery

British Dictionary definitions for chivaree

chivaree
/ (藢蕛瑟v蓹藞ri藧, 藞蕛瑟v蓹藢ri藧) /

noun
a US spelling of charivari
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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