Chirp 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. [1913 Webster]

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