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adjective, chirp·i·er, chirp·i·est.
  1. chirping or tending to chirp: chirpy birds.
  2. cheerful; lively; spirited.
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Origin of chirpy

First recorded in 1830–40; chirp + -y1
Related formschirp·i·ly, adverbchirp·i·ness, noun
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Related Words for chirpy

pleasant, enjoyable, festive, joyous, carefree, cheerful, jovial, chipper, merry, playful, convivial, lighthearted, cordial, amiable, buoyant, jolly, good-natured, sociable, cheery, affable

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British Dictionary definitions for chirpy


adjective chirpier or chirpiest
  1. informal cheerful; lively
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Derived Formschirpily, adverbchirpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chirpy


"cheerfully perky," 1825, from chirp + -y (2). The notion is perhaps of birds fluttering and chattering.

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