The cheep of the tackle-blocks could be heard as she was hoisted up, and that ended the incident for the night.
On the island there was not a cheep nor a flutter to break the spell.
You could carve him to pieces without hearing a cheep, if he decided to keep his mouth shut.
It is variable and may be written chee-rp, cheep, or chir-eep.
She is quite sure that she understands the language of her big dog Tom, and of little cheep her canary.
Not a crow, nor a jay, nor a chickadee had heart enough to cheep.
You stay here with the hosses an' if they seem like to pass along without noticing don't you so much as cheep.
In perfect silence, broken only by the "cheep" of the oars in the locks, the five boats swept down on the doomed frigate.
With a quick “cheep” I made a desperate spring, and almost as soon as I was in I was out again.
Th' keenin' become waker an' waker till it died down like the cheep ov a willy-wag-tail far off be the ind ov th' road.
1510s, of imitative origin, originally Scottish. Related: Cheeped; cheeping; cheeper. The noun is attested by 1774.