belling vs shivaree what difference

what is difference between belling and shivaree

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛlɪŋ/

Etymology 1

From Middle English bellynge, equivalent to bell +‎ -ing.

Noun

belling (plural bellings)

  1. Bellowing; the sound of a male deer during the rutting season
  2. (US, Indiana) A shivaree.

Etymology 2

From bell +‎ -ing.

Verb

belling

  1. present participle of bell


English

Alternative forms

  • (UK) charivari
  • chivaree
  • chivari

Etymology

From French charivari.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪvəˈɹiː/
    Rhymes: -æri, -ɑːri, -iː

Noun

shivaree (plural shivarees)

  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.

Verb

shivaree (third-person singular simple present shivarees, present participle shivareeing, simple past and past participle shivareed)

  1. (transitive) To serenade (a newly married couple) with the noisy banging of pots and pans.

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