Chirruped
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]

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

  • chirp — vb Chirp, chirrup, cheep, peep, tweet, twitter, chitter can all mean as verbs to make the little sounds character istic of small animals and as nouns the little sounds so made, and all can be extended to sounds and the making of sounds (as by… …   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

  • Chirruping — 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

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  • chirrup — verb (chirrups, chirruping, chirruped) (of a small bird) make repeated short high pitched sounds. noun a chirruping sound. Derivatives chirrupy adjective Origin C16: alt. of chirp …   English new terms dictionary

  • chirrup — [c]/ˈtʃɪrəp / (say chiruhp) verb (chirruped, chirruping) –verb (i) 1. to chirp. 2. to make a chirping sound, as to a pet bird or a horse. –verb (t) 3. to utter with chirps. –noun 4. the act or sound of chirruping. {variant of chirp} –chirruper,… …   Australian English dictionary

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