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WORD OF THE DAY
Charivarishee-və-REEPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, mid 17th century
1(historical) A noisy mock serenade performed by a group of people to celebrate a marriage or mock an unpopular person.2A series of discordant noises.
 
Examples of Charivari in a sentence “The groomsmen broke out into a spontaneous charivari as the reception was ending.” “The orchestra’s warmup was a loud charivari.”