Also found in: Thesaurus.
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.
(Zoology) a variant spelling of chirr
1. to make a characteristic shrill, trilling sound, as a grasshopper does.n.
2. the sound of chirring.
[1590–1600; alter. of chirp]
Past participle: churred