cheep

verb
\ˈchēp \
cheeped; cheeping; cheeps

Definition of cheep 

intransitive verb

1 : to utter faint shrill sounds : peep

2 : to utter a single word or sound

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Other Words from cheep

cheep noun

Examples of cheep in a Sentence

the toaster cheeps to indicate that the toast is done

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The ducklings are safe and sound, though, after what seemed like an eternity huddled in terror and cheeping piteously at the drain’s bottom as the humans fought to open a manhole cover. Julio Ojeda-zapata, Twin Cities, "Four baby ducks rescued from Maplewood storm drain by firefighters, hospital workers and a cop," 26 May 2017

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First Known Use of cheep

circa 1522, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cheep

imitative

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The first known use of cheep was circa 1522

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cheep

verb

English Language Learners Definition of cheep

of a bird : to make a quick high sound

cheep

verb
\ˈchēp \
cheeped; cheeping

Kids Definition of cheep

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: peep entry 3, chirp The chicks were cheeping for food.

cheep

noun

Kids Definition of cheep (Entry 2 of 2)

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