verb \ˈchərp\

: to make a short high-pitched sound

: to say (something) in a cheerful and lively way

Full Definition of CHIRP

intransitive verb
:  to make a chirp or a sound resembling a chirp
transitive verb
:  to utter with a cheerful liveliness <she chirped “good morning”>

Examples of CHIRP

  1. The birds were chirping in the trees.
  2. We heard the crickets chirping.

Origin of CHIRP

First Known Use: 1557

Related to CHIRP

Rhymes with CHIRP



Definition of CHIRP

:  the characteristic short sharp sound especially of a small bird or insect

First Known Use of CHIRP

circa 1586


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