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or chivari

[shiv-uh-ree, shiv-uh-ree] /ˌʃɪv əˈri, ˈʃɪv əˌri/
noun, verb (used with object), chivareed, chivareeing.
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  • 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.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • "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


/ˌʃɪvəˈriː; ˈʃɪvəˌriː/
a US spelling of charivari
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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