Chirrup
Chirrup \Chir"rup\, v. i. To chirp. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The criket chirrups on the hearth. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]


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  • Chirrup — Chir rup, n. The act of chirping; a chirp. [1913 Webster] The sparrows chirrup on the roof. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chirrup — vb *chirp, cheep, peep, tweet, twitter, chitter chirrup n chirp, cheep, peep, tweet, twitter, chitter (see under CHIRP vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Chirrup — Chir rup, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chirruped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chirruping}.] [See {Chirp}.] To quicken or animate by chirping; to cherup. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chirrup — [chir′əp, chʉr′əp] vi. [var. of CHIRP] 1. to chirp repeatedly 2. to make a series of sharp, sucking sounds with the lips, as in urging a horse on n. a chirruping sound chirrupy adj …   English World dictionary

  • chirrup — noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1722 chirp • chirrup intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chirrup — chirrupper, n. /chear euhp, cherr /, v., chirruped, chirruping, n. v.i. 1. to chirp: robins chirruping on the lawn. 2. to make a similar sound: She chirruped softly to encourage the horse. v.t. 3. to utter with chirps. 4. to make a chirping sound …   Universalium

  • chirrup — 1. verb To make a series of chirps, clicks or clucks 2. noun A series of chirps, clicks or clucks When other folks squirrels are at home and asleep, yourn keep in motion among the trees and chirrup and sing, in a way that even a Delaware gal can… …   Wiktionary

  • chirrup — chir|rup [ˈtʃırəp US ˈtʃı , ˈtʃə: ] v [I] ↑chirp …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chirrup — [[t]tʃɪ̱rəp, AM tʃɜ͟ːrəp[/t]] chirrups, chirruping, chirruped VERB If a person or bird chirrups, they make short high pitched sounds. [V with quote] My gosh, she chirruped... I woke up to the sound of larks chirruping. [Also V n] Syn: chirp …   English dictionary

  • chirrup — chir·rup || tʃɪrÉ™p n. chirping sound v. make a chirping sound, make birdlike sounds, twitter …   English contemporary dictionary

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