chirr

noun
\ ˈchər How to pronounce chirr (audio) \

Definition of chirr

: the short vibrant or trilled sound characteristic of an insect (such as a grasshopper or cicada)

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chirr intransitive verb

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First Known Use of chirr

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chirr

imitative

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The first known use of chirr was circa 1600

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“Chirr.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chirr. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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