Chirrup



[cheer-uh p, chur-] /ˈtʃɪər əp, ˈtʃɜr-/

verb (used without object), chirruped, chirruping.
1.
to chirp:
robins chirruping on the lawn.
2.
to make a similar sound:
She chirruped softly to encourage the horse.
verb (used with object), chirruped, chirruping.
3.
to utter with chirps.
4.
to make a chirping sound to.
noun
5.
the act or sound of chirruping:
a chirrup of birds.
/ˈtʃɪrəp/
verb (intransitive)
1.
(esp of some birds) to chirp repeatedly
2.
to make clucking sounds with the lips
noun
3.
such a sound
v.

1570s, alternative form chirp (v.).

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