chevy vs hassle what difference

what is difference between chevy and hassle

English

Etymology

The noun is probably derived from the title of The Ballad of Chevy Chase, first published in The Complaynt of Scotland (1549); the ballad is about a hunt taking place on a chase (large country estate where game may be hunted) in the Cheviot Hills between Northumberland and the Scottish Borders, and is thought to allude to the Battle of Otterburn in 1388.

The verb is derived from the noun.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛvi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛvi
  • Hyphenation: che‧vy

Noun

chevy (countable and uncountable, plural chevies)

  1. (countable) A hunt or pursuit; a chase.
  2. (countable) A cry used in hunting.
  3. (uncountable) The game of prisoners’ bars.

Alternative forms

  • chivy
  • chivey

Translations

Verb

chevy (third-person singular simple present chevies, present participle chevying, simple past and past participle chevied)

  1. (transitive) To chase or hunt.
  2. (transitive) To vex or harass with petty attacks.
  3. (transitive) To maneuver or secure gradually.
  4. (transitive) Alternative spelling of chivvy
  5. (intransitive) To scurry.
    Synonym: scamper

Alternative forms

  • chivy

Translations

See also

  • Chevrolet

References



English

Etymology

Unknown. Probably from US Southern dialectal hassle (to pant, breathe noisily), possibly from haste +‎ -le (frequentative suffix).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhæsl/
  • Rhymes: -æsəl

Noun

hassle (plural hassles)

  1. Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.
    I went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.
  2. A fight or argument.
  3. An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.

Translations

Verb

hassle (third-person singular simple present hassles, present participle hassling, simple past and past participle hassled)

  1. To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
  2. To pick a fight or start an argument.

Translations

References

  • hassle at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Hassel, Lashes, halses, lashes, selahs, shales, sheals

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