what is difference between chevy and hassle
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.
- (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɛvi/
- Rhymes: -ɛvi
- Hyphenation: che‧vy
chevy (countable and uncountable, plural chevies)
- (countable) A hunt or pursuit; a chase.
- (countable) A cry used in hunting.
- (uncountable) The game of prisoners’ bars.
chevy (third-person singular simple present chevies, present participle chevying, simple past and past participle chevied)
- (transitive) To chase or hunt.
- (transitive) To vex or harass with petty attacks.
- (transitive) To maneuver or secure gradually.
- (transitive) Alternative spelling of chivvy
- (intransitive) To scurry.
- Synonym: scamper
Unknown. Probably from US Southern dialectal hassle (“to pant, breathe noisily”), possibly from haste + -le (frequentative suffix).
- IPA(key): /ˈhæsl/
- Rhymes: -æsəl
hassle (plural hassles)
- Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.
- I went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.
- A fight or argument.
- An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.
hassle (third-person singular simple present hassles, present participle hassling, simple past and past participle hassled)
- To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
- To pick a fight or start an argument.
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