EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHEEP
On the island there was not a cheep nor a flutter to break the spell.
It is variable and may be written chee-rp, cheep, or chir-eep.
As he did so there was a faint "cheep, cheep" from below—the herrings were still alive.
Not a crow, nor a jay, nor a chickadee had heart enough to cheep.
In perfect silence, broken only by the "cheep" of the oars in the locks, the five boats swept down on the doomed frigate.
Th' keenin' become waker an' waker till it died down like the cheep ov a willy-wag-tail far off be the ind ov th' road.
Not a twitter nor cheep from the hen-house broke the quiet that brooded over everything.
But gradually all grew very still, even the birds ceasing to twitter and cheep as they settled themselves for the night.
Its only note while it sojourns here is a chip or cheep which very closely resembles the note of the Field Sparrow in winter.
It was very still and hot, and the cheep and trill of the gophers and the chatter of the kingbirds alone broke the silence.
1510s, of imitative origin, originally Scottish. Related: Cheeped; cheeping; cheeper. The noun is attested by 1774.