charivari charivari

Definition(s):

  • (n) a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple

Usage(s):

  1. Chairman Heino Nuutinen of the charivari committee retorted that they would stay there till he did, if it took a year.
  2. It was a most dismal charivari of pedagogical politics.
  3. ART: A charivari of Georgian England from a satirist's hand.

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    Charivari! When: Feb. 6-8, 8 p.m. Phone: 668-5663 ext. 5 Email: info@dellare.com Price: Donations accepted www.dellarte.com
    on February 6, 2014     Source: The North Coast Journal

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