chirpy

[ chur-pee ]
/ ˈtʃɜr pi /

adjective, chirp·i·er, chirp·i·est.

chirping or tending to chirp: chirpy birds.
cheerful; lively; spirited.

Origin of chirpy

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

/ (ˈtʃɜːpɪ) /

adjective chirpier or chirpiest

informal cheerful; lively
Derived Formschirpily, adverbchirpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chirpy

chirpy


adj.

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

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