chivvier

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

chivvy + -er

NounEdit

chivvier (plural chivviers)

  1. Agent noun of chivvy: one who chivvies; especially a hunter.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XII:
      She greeted me with one of those piercing view-halloos which she had picked up on the hunting field in the days when she had been an energetic chivvier of the British fox.
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