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1. Characterized by chirping tones: a bird with a chirpy song.
2. Tending to chirp: a chirpy parakeet.
3. Cheerful and good-humored: a chirpy radio announcer.

chirp′i·ly adv.
chirp′i·ness n.
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Noun1.chirpiness - cheerful and lively
brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification, animation - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
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And, for all that chirpiness, he has, in the past, battled depression and anxiety, which began aged just 10 after his mum, Figen, became seriously ill with septicaemia.
To our ears the composer seems to be writing for fun, with playful parodies of officialdom from the brass and lots of chirpiness from the woodwind section particularly.
Old- school tunes playing in the background added to the drama, and the school- girl chirpiness left the audience in a happy mood.
I instantly like him, his chirpiness and risque humour ever present, that 'Eek, awkward moment' expression so often directed to camera on his eponymous chat show now pointed at me when relaying any one of his string of hilarious anecdotes.
ures, who started their career and friendship 25 years ago on the set of Just how were the Geordie treasures, who started their career and friendship 25 years ago on the set of Byker Grove, going to keep the relentless entertainment - and their signature chirpiness - going for a threehour live show, night after night on tour?
It's notable chiefly for its presenters, who project the kind of relentless chirpiness and unnerving enthusiasm which, if you saw in a member of the public, might cause you to back away slowly.
Let's hope that eventually the allegedly non-dull person who is taken on does not end up going to an employment tribunal to claim unfair dismissal for not oozing enough dynamic, exhilarating and ebullient chirpiness.
It's her nature, and I imagine that she sometimes feels trapped in a chirpiness that comes so naturally that the world now expects it of her all the time.
Ya Jaane Na and Mere Baap Pehle Aap, her onscreen chirpiness has been hailed and scrutinised at great length.
It's a nice read just for the Frenchness that rubs off as you turn the pages and learn that some schoolchildren in France are required to use fountain pens and are graded on the beauty of their handwriting; that professional women take classes to shed the chirpiness in their voices; and that seminars are offered on table settings and dining habits.