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cheep

[ cheep ]
/ tʃip /
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verb (used without object)
to chirp; peep.
Chiefly South Midland U.S. to reveal or tell a secret (usually used in the phrase cheep it).
verb (used with object)
to express by cheeps.
noun
a chirp.
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Origin of cheep

First recorded in 1505–15; imitative

OTHER WORDS FROM cheep

cheeper, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cheep

cheep
/ (tʃiːp) /

noun
the short weak high-pitched cry of a young bird; chirp
verb
(intr) (of young birds) to utter characteristic shrill sounds

Derived forms of cheep

cheeper, noun
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