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Definition of "chivy" []

  • A hunt or chase. (noun)
  • A hunting cry. (noun)
  • To vex or harass with petty attacks. (verb)
  • To maneuver or secure gradually. (verb)
  • To scurry. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chivy" in a sentence
  • "Every year I have some seven such hopefuls whom, to express it in the students 'slang, I "chivy" or "floor.""
  • "They are not in a hurry, nor "chivy" over their work either; the tides rise and fall slowly, and they work in correspondence."
  • "Little Monsters has been sitting on the shelf for months in proof copy, but it took a tempting review over at John Self's Asylum and the arrival of an actual published version of the book to chivy me into action."