verb (used without object), noun
Definition for churr (2 of 2)
or chirre, churr
verb (used without object)
Origin of chirr
Examples from the Web for churr
From twilight till grey does the fern-owl "churr" and fly through the night.Poachers and Poaching|John Watson
The death of that poor fellow, Churr, clings to him, say what one may.Sweet Mace|George Manville Fenn
The only note I have heard it utter is a kind of churr, like the call of the scarlet tanager.
I saw his mouth open and shut, he hollowed his hands round it, but the churr of the motor and the bees drowned his words.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for churr (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for churr (2 of 2)
chirre or churr
Word Origin for chirr
Word Origin and History for churr
c.1600, echoic of a grasshopper's trill. Related: Chirred; chirring.