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Meaning of CHEVY

Pronunciation:  'chevee

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"

CHEVY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: beset, chevvy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke
 See Also: annoy, bedevil, bother, chafe, crucify, devil, dun, frustrate, get at, get to, goad, gravel, irritate, nark, needle, nettle, rag, rile, torment, vex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Chev"y\, v. t.
    See {Chivy}, v. t. [Slang, Eng.]
          One poor fellow was chevied about among the casks in
          the storm for ten minutes.               --London
  2. \Chev"y\, n. [Written also {chivy}, and {chivvy}.] [Prob.
    fr. the ballad of Chevy Chase; cf. Prov. E. chevychase a
    noise, confusion, pursuit.] [Eng.]
    1. A cry used in hunting.
    2. A hunt; chase; pursuit.
    3. The game of prisoners' base. See {Base}, n., 24.