verb (used without object), chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing.
verb (used with object), chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing.
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Origin of chirrup
OTHER WORDS FROM chirrupchir·rup·per, noun
Words nearby chirrup
Example sentences from the Web for chirrup
It rose again—it was like a perplexing cheep and chirrup, changing to a chortle of glee.A Reversible Santa Claus|Meredith Nicholson
Firmly resolved even in that event to force Czar in, I clung closer to him with my knees and gave him a cheery chirrup.The Backwoodsman|Various
The cricket had stopped his chirrup in the kitchen, and no mouse stirred in the slumbering house.The Doctor's Family|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
A grasshopper began to chirrup by the wall, and like a blue thread a long thin dragon-fly floated past on its brown gauze wings.The Picture of Dorian Gray|Oscar Wilde
"Sparrow-hawks don't sing very sweetly; they chirrup and whistle," Piers interrupted.Under the Mendips|Emma Marshall