Pronunciation: (shiv"u-rē'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/shivaree.html on line 73 [key]
—n., v., -reed, -ree•ing.
1. a mock serenade with kettles, pans, horns, and other noisemakers given for a newly married couple; charivari.
2. Informal.an elaborate, noisy celebration.
to serenade with a shivaree.
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