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See definition of shivaree on Dictionary.com
  • as inriot
  • as inuproar

synonyms for shivaree

  • anarchy
  • brawl
  • disturbance
  • lawlessness
  • protest
  • storm
  • strife
  • trouble
  • turbulence
  • turmoil
  • uproar
  • anarchism
  • burst
  • commotion
  • confusion
  • distemper
  • flap
  • fray
  • free-for-all
  • fuss
  • hassle
  • misrule
  • mix-up
  • quarrel
  • racket
  • row
  • ruckus
  • ruction
  • rumble
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scene
  • shower
  • snarl
  • stir
  • to-do
  • tumult
  • brannigan
  • mob violence
  • street fighting
  • wingding
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antonyms for shivaree

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  • calm
  • order
  • peace
  • tranquility
  • agreement
  • calmness
  • composure
  • harmony
  • organization
  • seriousness
  • solemnity
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How to use shivaree in a sentence

Jest the same it 'ud sure surprise me if we didn't git some sort of a shivaree pahty afteh nightfall.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
Often the young men, stimulated with more or less “moonshine,” add the literally stunning compliment of a shivaree.
OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERSHORACE KEPHART
I wanted to keep Man sober, and I tried to get him and his wife out of town before that shivaree of yours was pulled off.
LONESOME LANDB. M. BOWER
I wonder what poor old Elder Edkins would say now if he caught sight of me in this shivaree.
LONE PINER. B. (RICHARD BAXTER) TOWNSHEND
Scales had fixed up for a crowd of hoodlums to shivaree them as they went.
YELLOWSTONE NIGHTSHERBERT QUICK
A wedding was all the same to us, if we could only indulge in a downright rollicking shivaree.
STEP LIVELY!GEORGE NIBLO
Another time, we went to Mannheim and attended a shivaree—otherwise an opera—the one called "Lohengrin."
A TRAMP ABROAD, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I came to tell you that there's a scheme to raise—to 'shivaree' you two, tonight.
LONESOME LANDB. M. BOWER
It isn't so long, though, since you were just as determined to stay and have the shivaree, you remember.
LONESOME LANDB. M. BOWER
"I'll never get married again; at least not in the land of the shivaree," I told White Mountain as we tried to repair the damage.
I MARRIED A RANGERDAMA MARGARET SMITH
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