a low, trilled or whirring sound made by some birds or insects
Origin of churrsee chirr
to make such a sound
The sharp whirring or trilling sound made by some insects and birds, such as the grasshopper and partridge.
intransitive verbchurred, churr·ing, churrs
To make a sharp whirring sound.
Origin of churrImitative
(third-person singular simple present churrs, present participle churring, simple past and past participle churred)
- Alternative spelling of chirr.