cheep

verb \ ˈchēp \

Definition of cheep

1 : to utter faint shrill sounds : peep
2 : to utter a single word or sound

cheep

noun

Examples of cheep in a Sentence

  1. the toaster cheeps to indicate that the toast is done

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Origin and Etymology of cheep

imitative

cheep Synonyms

Related Words

cackle, chatter, jabber;

sing, trill, warble;


CHEEP Defined for English Language Learners

cheep

Definition of cheep for English Language Learners

  • of a bird : to make a quick high sound


CHEEP Defined for Kids

1

cheep

verb \ ˈchēp \

Definition of cheep for Students

cheeped; cheeping
: 3peep, chirp
  • The chicks were cheeping for food.

2

cheep

noun

Definition of cheep for Students

: 1chirp


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