chivaree


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chivaree

(ˌʃɪvəˈriː; ˈʃɪvəˌriː)
n
a US spelling of charivari
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Noun1.chivaree - a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
serenade - a song characteristically played outside the house of a woman
References in classic literature ?
Well, it's the only chance we'll have to chivaree them," grumbled Dan.
Seton lives in Halifax and they NEVER chivaree people there.
The Last Chivaree is, in essence, a popularized contextual study of folk tradition.
Stand out songs from an amazing set included Winter Solstice, Chivaree and Anatomy.