verb \ˈchərk\

Definition of CHIRK

transitive verb
:  cheer <play with her and chirk her up a little — Harriet B. Stowe>

Origin of CHIRK

Middle English charken, chirken to creak, chirp, from Old English cearcian to creak; akin to Old English cracian to crack
First Known Use: 1843


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