Chev·y n. [Written also chivy, and chivvy.] [Eng.]
1. A cry used in hunting.
2. A hunt; chase; pursuit.
3. The game of prisoners' base. See Base, n., 24.
Chiv·y v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chivied p. pr. & vb. n. Chivying.] To goad, drive, hunt, throw, or pitch; to repeatedly cause annoyance or concern to. [Slang, Eng.] [Also spelled chivvy, chevy, and chevvy.]
Syn: -- harass, hassle, harry, beset, plague, molest, provoke.
v : annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his
staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his
female co-workers" [syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivy,
chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke]