HyperDic: chivvy

English > 1 sense of the word chivvy:
VERBemotionchivvy, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
English > chivvy: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaningannoy continually or chronically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsharass, hassle, harry, chivy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke
Narrowerhazeharass by imposing / imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions
needle, goadgoad or provoke,as by constant criticism
torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
Broaderannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilCause annoyance in
Spanishacosar sexualmente, acosar, aperrear, asediar, atosigar, causar, fastidiar, hostigar, molestar repetidamente, molestar, perseguir, plagar, provocar
Catalanatabuixar, causar, empaitar, fatigar, molestar

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