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Meaning of CHIRP

Pronunciation:  churp

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sharp sound made by small birds or insects
  2. [v]  make high-pitched sounds; of birds
  3. [v]  sing in modulation
 

CHIRP is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cheep, chirrup, tweedle, twirp
 
 See Also: chitter, emit, let loose, let out, sing, sound, tweet, twitter, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Chirp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Chirped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Chirping}.] [Of imitative orgin. Cf. {Chirk}, {Chipper},
    {Cheep}, {Chirm}, {Chirrup}.]
    To make a shop, sharp, cheerful, as of small birds or
    crickets.
    
    
  2. \Chirp\, n.
    A short, sharp note, as of a bird or insect. ``The chirp of
    flitting bird.'' --Bryant.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: anthem, ballad, bark, bawl, beam, bellow, blare, blat, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, caper, caracole, carol, caw, chant, chatter, cheep, chip, chipper, chirk, chirking, chirm, chirr, chirrup, chitter, choir, chorus, chuck, clack, clap hands, cluck, clutter, cock-a-doodle-doo, coo, creak, crick, croak, cronk, croon, crow, cuckoo, dance, delight, descant, do-re-mi, drawl, drum, exclaim, exult, flute, frisk, frolic, gabble, gaggle, gambol, gasp, glory, glow, gobble, growl, grunt, guggle, hiss, honk, hoo, hoot, hum, hymn, intonate, intone, joy, jubilate, keen, laugh, lilt, minstrel, mumble, murmur, mutter, pant, peep, pip, pipe, psalm, quack, quaver, radiate cheer, rejoice, revel, roar, roll, rollick, romp, roulade, rumble, scold, scream, screech, serenade, shake, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, sing in chorus, skip, skip for joy, smile, snap, snarl, snort, sob, sol-fa, solmizate, sparkle, squall, squawk, squeal, stridulate, stridulation, thunder, tremolo, trill, troll, trumpet, twang, tweedle, tweedledee, tweet, twit, twitter, vocalize, wail, warble, whine, whisper, whistle, yap, yawp, yell, yelp, yodel
 

 

 

 

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