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Meaning of CALLITHUMP

Pronunciation:  'kalu`thump

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple
  2. [n]  a noisy boisterous parade
 

CALLITHUMP is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: belling, callathump, callathump, callithump parade, charivari, chivaree, shivaree
 
 See Also: parade, serenade

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cal"li*thump`\, n.
A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of
tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque
serenade; a charivari. [U. S.]

 

 

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