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chirp

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verb \ˈchərp\

Simple Definition of chirp

  • : to make a short high-pitched sound

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

Full Definition of chirp

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a chirp or a sound resembling a chirp

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  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

imitative


First Known Use: 1557

Rhymes with chirp


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chirp

noun

Definition of chirp

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



Circa 1586

First Known Use of chirp

circa 1586



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