or chirre, churr
verb (used without object)
Origin of chirr
Examples from the Web for chirr
Historical Examples of chirr
They have peculiar notes like a clear whistle, and a “chirr, chirr!”
The cricket's chirr and the occasional affirmations of the katy-did were the only sounds she heard.The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife
Ellen M. Firebaugh
"Not at all," replied the little man, in a voice as dry and crisp as the chirr of a grasshopper.
But on leading up his horse within ten or twelve feet of the pin, it gives a little "chirr" and dives down out of sight.Wild Animals at Home
Ernest Thompson Seton
chirre or churr
Word Origin for chirr
c.1600, echoic of a grasshopper's trill. Related: Chirred; chirring.