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Meaning of CHIRRUP

Pronunciation:  'cheerup

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a series of chirps
  2. [v]  make high-pitched sounds; of birds
 

CHIRRUP is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cheep, chirp, twirp, twitter
 
 See Also: chitter, emit, let loose, let out, sound, twitter, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Chir"rup\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chirruped}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Chirruping}.] [See {Chirp}.]
    To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup.
    
    
  2. \Chir"rup\, v. i.
    To chirp. --Tennyson.
    
          The criket chirrups on the hearth.       --Goldsmith.
    
    
  3. \Chir"rup\, n.
    The act of chirping; a chirp.
    
          The sparrows' chirrup on the roof.       --Tennyson.
    
    
 

 

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