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Definition of "chivaree" [chivaree]

  • A noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "chivaree" in a sentence
  • "It was more like the "chivaree" with which ironic crowds tormented bridal couples back in Nimrim, Mo."
  • ""chivaree," that before they were aware Cameron was upon them."
  • "It's the opening night at the Fulton County Fair in this tiny town in northwest Ohio, and the grandstands are packed for the first round of the event that is the annual highlight of this rural chivaree—Demolition Derby."