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Meaning of CHIVY

Pronunciation:  'chivee

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

CHIVY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, 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
 
 Definition: 
\Chiv"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chivied}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Chivying}.] [Cf. {Chevy}.]
To goad, drive, hunt, throw, or pitch. [Slang, Eng.]
--Dickens.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggravate, annoy, badger, bait, be at, bedevil, beset, bother, bristle, brown off, bug, bullyrag, burn up, chase, devil, discompose, distemper, disturb, dog, exasperate, exercise, fash, follow, follow up, get, give chase, go after, gripe, harass, harry, heckle, hector, hollo after, hound, hunt, irk, make after, miff, molest, nag, needle, nettle, nudzh, peeve, persecute, pester, pick on, pique, plague, pluck the beard, pother, prosecute, provoke, pursue, quest, quest after, raise the hunt, ride, rile, roil, ruffle, run after, search, seek, seek out, take out after, tease, torment, trail, try, try the patience, tweak the nose, vex, worry
 

 

 

 

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