churred; churring; churrs

intransitive verb

: to make a vibrant or whirring noise like that made by some insects (such as the cockchafer) or some birds (such as the partridge)
churr noun

Word History



First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of churr was in 1555

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“Churr.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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