shivaree

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EtymologyEdit

French charivari

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NounEdit

shivaree (uncountable)

  1. The noisy banging of pots and pans as a mock serenade to a newly married couple, or similar occasion.
  2. Any loud cacophonous noise or hubbub.
Last modified on 22 November 2013, at 15:48