verb (used without object), chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing.
verb (used with object), chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing.
Origin of chirrup
Examples from the Web for chirrup
We have already had occasion to observe that Mrs. Chirrup is an incomparable housewife.Sketches by Boz|Charles Dickens
They chirrup just like sparrows,” reflected Bobbie, “can they sing?
They chirrup distinctly; they would not allow the men to sleep either, though all were pretty tired by the rough road up.
But she heard the chirrup of the sparrows, the call of thrush and blackbird, and far away the hymn of praise of the skylark.Petticoat Rule|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
The ground-squirrel's first chirrup heard, a sure sign, according to some old worthies, of decided spring weather.
British Dictionary definitions for chirrup
Word Origin for chirrup
Word Origin and History for chirrup
1570s, alternative form chirp (v.).