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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHIRR

They have peculiar notes like a clear whistle, and a “chirr, chirr!”

The cricket's chirr and the occasional affirmations of the katy-did were the only sounds she heard.

But on leading up his horse within ten or twelve feet of the pin, it gives a little "chirr" and dives down out of sight.

"Not at all," replied the little man, in a voice as dry and crisp as the chirr of a grasshopper.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, echoic of a grasshopper's trill. Related: Chirred; chirring.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CHIRR

creak

verbgrind, grate with high noise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.