Definition of chanty:
Synonyms for chanty:
The girl was bending over the sailor- her arms were round his neck, and his head was tilted back to meet her mouth; the pedlar was putting his wares into his pack again, but some pieces of yellow and blue silk had escaped him and lay on the floor at his feet; down the street three of the sailors were tramping home, and the chorus of a chanty died away as they turned the corner.- "The Wooden Horse", Hugh Walpole.
And then a chanty would rise, the voice of the leader quavering with that wild rhythm which had come down to him, a vocal heritage, through centuries of tom- toms and generations of savages striving for emotional expression.- "Edge of the Jungle", William Beebe.
- "The League of the Leopard", Harold Bindloss.