chivvy

or chiv·y

[ chiv-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɪv i /

verb (used with or without object), chiv·vied, chiv·vy·ing, noun, plural chiv·vies.

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Examples from the Web for chivvy

  • Theres free passes up to the Sudden Death Establishment, and a photo-man to take your chivvy when youre passing in your checks.

    John Brown|Captain R. W. Campbell
  • Surely they need not chivvy 'bints' in the bazaar, and officers educated in London could know better.

    The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
  • Yer ain't sich a bad sort as yer look—an' Gawd knows yer didn't make yer own chivvy!

  • Therefore, whenever we meet, I chivvy the conversation in the direction of horseflesh.

    Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates