chivy

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Englisch - Englisch
To maneuver or secure gradually
A hunt or chase
To scurry
To vex or harass with petty attacks
A hunting cry
To goad, drive, hunt, throw, or pitch
annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
{i} chase or hunt; hunting cry
{f} scurry; maneuver or secure gradually
chivvy
To pursue as in a hunt

to chivvy the fox.

chivvy
To coerce, as by persistent request
chivvy
To sneak up on or rapidly approach
chivvy
To subject to harassment or verbal abuse
chivvy
{f} nag; pester somebody; annoy someone persistently
chivvy
annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
chivvy
A goad
chivvy
If you chivvy someone, you keep telling them to do something that they do not want to do. Jovial ladies chivvy you into ordering more than you can eat! He chivvies the troops along with a few well-directed words. to try to make someone do something more quickly, especially in an annoying way chivvy sb along/up (Chevy Chase, place near the border between England and Scotland where a battle was fought in 1388)
chivy

    Silbentrennung

    chi·vy

    Aussprache

    Etymologie

    (transitive verb.) 1918. chivy, n. , probably from English dialect Chevy Chase chase, confusion, from the name of a ballad describing the battle of Otterburn.

    Tempora

    chivying, chivied

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