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synonyms for chirr

  • groan
  • screech
  • squeak
  • crepitate
  • rasp
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • sound
  • squeal
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How to use chirr in a sentence

Their call for food was a sibilant chirr, and they gave it much oftener than any of the grown-up woodpecker notes.
A-BIRDING ON A BRONCOFLORENCE A. MERRIAM
There were no bites immediately; but as they sat there they heard a red squirrel chirr!
WHEN LIFE WAS YOUNGC. A. STEPHENS
"Not at all," replied the little man, in a voice as dry and crisp as the chirr of a grasshopper.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF CHRISTMAS STORIESVARIOUS
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.
WILD ANIMALS AT HOMEERNEST THOMPSON SETON
They have peculiar notes like a clear whistle, and a “chirr, chirr!”
ILLUSTRATED SCIENCE FOR BOYS AND GIRLSANONYMOUS
Then suddenly some one of the joyful congregation shouts Chirr!
THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTHJOHN MUIR
Thence they would dart nimbly to the top again, sometimes with a restrained chirr of mirth, to repeat the gay adventure.
NEIGHBORS UNKNOWNCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The cricket's chirr and the occasional affirmations of the katy-did were the only sounds she heard.
THE STORY OF A DOCTOR'S TELEPHONE--TOLD BY HIS WIFEELLEN M. FIREBAUGH
"Chirr-r-p, chirr-r-p, chirr-r-p," began a pleasantly shrill little voice beneath him.
'SMILES'ELIOT H. ROBINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIRR

  • chirr
  • crepitate
  • groan
  • rasp
  • scrape
  • scratch
  • screech
  • sound
  • squeak
  • squeal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.