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Meaning of CHIVY

Pronunciation:  'chivee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Chiv"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chivied}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Chivying}.] [Cf. {Chevy}.]
To goad, drive, hunt, throw, or pitch. [Slang, Eng.]

Thesaurus Terms
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