Chivy - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃɪvi|
Brit.  |ˈtʃɪvi|

verb

- annoy continually or chronically (syn: beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke)

Examples

...a boss with a reputation for chivying his workers about every little thing...

People often have to be chevied into finding a job.

Stop chivying me along, I'll walk at my own speed!

If you chivy the workers along a bit I'm sure they could do the work faster.

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