Definitions

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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chivvy.
  • noun Plural form of chivvy.

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Examples

  • Set to Rossini's titular score, it chivvies and inspires its dancers to delicious extremes of virtuosity, extravagantly sustained poses, scintillating footwork and wicked speeds.

    This week's new dance

  • Competition is messy and wasteful, but it also chivvies companies to discover or invent opportunity.

    The Phone Wars Aren't Over

  • He gathers up the bags, chivvies the children into their shoes and coats.

    Diary of a separation

  • Set to Rossini's titular score, it chivvies and inspires its dancers to delicious extremes of virtuosity, extravagantly sustained poses, scintillating footwork and wicked speeds.

    This week's new dance

  • An ordinary cat I should have shot out, but Thomas Henry was not the cat one chivvies.

    Sketches in Lavender, Blue and Green

  • But the joy of a historical novel is that it chivvies the dead into dancing life, revealing the humanity that has flaked away from the official record.

    Books news, reviews and author interviews | guardian.co.uk

  • That's not the only good line this week either: "You hold her hand, I'll pull her hair," she says as she chivvies Lucas into interrogating Sarah further.

    The Guardian World News

  • That's not the only good line this week either: "You hold her hand, I'll pull her hair," she says as she chivvies Lucas into interrogating Sarah further.

    The Guardian World News

  • "It's lucky to chivvy the hawk what chivvies a magpie.

    The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"

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