chirrup definition by Webster's New World
- to chirp repeatedly
- to make a series of sharp, sucking sounds with the lips, as in urging a horse on
Origin: variant, variety of chirp
a chirruping sound
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- chirrupy adjective
chirrup definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb chir·ruped, chir·rup·ing, chir·rups verb, intransitive
- To utter a series of chirps.
- To make clucking or clicking sounds with the lips, as in urging on a horse.
- To sound with chirps.
- To make clucking sounds to.
- A series of chirps.
- A series of clucks or clicking sounds, such as those made to urge on a horse.
Origin: Variant of chirp.