chirrup(redirected from chirrups)
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v. chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing, chir·rups
1. To utter a series of chirps.
2. To make clucking or clicking sounds with the lips, as in urging on a horse.
1. To sound with chirps.
2. To make clucking sounds to.
1. A series of chirps.
2. A series of clucks or clicking sounds, such as those made to urge on a horse.
[Variant of chirp.]
1. (Zoology) (esp of some birds) to chirp repeatedly
2. to make clucking sounds with the lips
such a sound
[C16: variant of chirp]
chir•rup(ˈtʃɪər əp, ˈtʃɜr-)
1. to chirp.n.
2. the sound of chirruping.
[1570–80; variant of chirp]
Past participle: chirrupped
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|Noun||1.||chirrup - a series of chirps |
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
|Verb||1.||chirrup - make high-pitched sounds; "the birds were chirping in the bushes"|
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"