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chirrup

[ cheer-uhp, chur- ]
/ 藞t蕛瑟蓹r 蓹p, 藞t蕛蓽r- /
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verb (used without object), chir路ruped, chir路rup路ing.
to chirp: robins chirruping on the lawn.
to make a similar sound: She chirruped softly to encourage the horse.
verb (used with object), chir路ruped, chir路rup路ing.
to utter with chirps.
to make a chirping sound to.
noun
the act or sound of chirruping: a chirrup of birds.
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Origin of chirrup

First recorded in 1570鈥80; variant of chirp

OTHER WORDS FROM chirrup

chir路rup路per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chirrup

chirrup
/ (藞t蕛瑟r蓹p) /

verb (intr)
(esp of some birds) to chirp repeatedly
to make clucking sounds with the lips
noun
such a sound

Derived forms of chirrup

chirruper, nounchirrupy, adjective

Word Origin for chirrup

C16: variant of chirp
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