churr


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churr

 (chûr)
n.
The sharp whirring or trilling sound made by some insects and birds, such as the grasshopper and partridge.
intr.v. churred, churr·ing, churrs
To make a sharp whirring sound.

[Imitative.]

churr

(tʃɜː)
vb, n
(Zoology) a variant spelling of chirr

chirr

(tʃɜr)

v.i.
1. to make a characteristic shrill, trilling sound, as a grasshopper does.
n.
2. the sound of chirring.
[1590–1600; alter. of chirp]

churr


Past participle: churred
Gerund: churring

Imperative
churr
churr
Present
I churr
you churr
he/she/it churrs
we churr
you churr
they churr
Preterite
I churred
you churred
he/she/it churred
we churred
you churred
they churred
Present Continuous
I am churring
you are churring
he/she/it is churring
we are churring
you are churring
they are churring
Present Perfect
I have churred
you have churred
he/she/it has churred
we have churred
you have churred
they have churred
Past Continuous
I was churring
you were churring
he/she/it was churring
we were churring
you were churring
they were churring
Past Perfect
I had churred
you had churred
he/she/it had churred
we had churred
you had churred
they had churred
Future
I will churr
you will churr
he/she/it will churr
we will churr
you will churr
they will churr
Future Perfect
I will have churred
you will have churred
he/she/it will have churred
we will have churred
you will have churred
they will have churred
Future Continuous
I will be churring
you will be churring
he/she/it will be churring
we will be churring
you will be churring
they will be churring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been churring
you have been churring
he/she/it has been churring
we have been churring
you have been churring
they have been churring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been churring
you will have been churring
he/she/it will have been churring
we will have been churring
you will have been churring
they will have been churring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been churring
you had been churring
he/she/it had been churring
we had been churring
you had been churring
they had been churring
Conditional
I would churr
you would churr
he/she/it would churr
we would churr
you would churr
they would churr
Past Conditional
I would have churred
you would have churred
he/she/it would have churred
we would have churred
you would have churred
they would have churred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.churr - make a vibrant sound, as of some birds
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"
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