Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

chincherinchee

noun chin·che·rin·chee \ˌchin-chə-ri(n)-ˈchē, ˌchiŋ-kə-\
plural chincherinchee or chincherinchees

Definition of CHINCHERINCHEE

:  a southern African perennial bulbous herb (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) of the lily family with spikes of white to golden-yellow blossoms

Origin of CHINCHERINCHEE

Afrikaans tjienkerientjee
First Known Use: 1904

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: chinchillaPrevious Word in the Dictionary: chinch bugAll Words Near: chincherinchee
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears