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chirp

 
pronunciation:
chuhrp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: chirps, chirping, chirped
definition: to make a short sound with a high pitch.
The birds outside my window chirp at sunrise.
synonyms:
cheep, twitter
similar words:
peep
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the sound made by chirping.
At the sight of a squirrel, the bird gave a loud chirp and flew off.
synonyms:
cheep, twitter
similar words:
peep
derivations: chirpingly (adv.), chirper (n.)
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