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See definition of chirrup on Dictionary.com
  • as inpeep
  • as incheep
  • as inchirp
  • as intweet

synonyms for chirrup

  • hoot
  • chatter
  • cheep
  • chuck
  • churr
  • coo
  • cry
  • pipe
  • squeak
  • tweet
  • twitter
  • chip
  • chirp
  • peep
  • tweedle
  • tweet
  • twitter
  • chipper
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How to use chirrup in a sentence

It rose again—it was like a perplexing cheep and chirrup, changing to a chortle of glee.
A REVERSIBLE SANTA CLAUSMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Firmly resolved even in that event to force Czar in, I clung closer to him with my knees and gave him a cheery chirrup.
THE BACKWOODSMANVARIOUS
The cricket had stopped his chirrup in the kitchen, and no mouse stirred in the slumbering house.
THE DOCTOR'S FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
A grasshopper began to chirrup by the wall, and like a blue thread a long thin dragon-fly floated past on its brown gauze wings.
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAYOSCAR WILDE
"Sparrow-hawks don't sing very sweetly; they chirrup and whistle," Piers interrupted.
UNDER THE MENDIPSEMMA MARSHALL
There was a click of the lock in the silent gardens, and then no sound anywhere but the chirrup of the sparrows in the eaves.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
Birds began to chirrup and twitter in the trees and bushes, and take little flying journeys in the air.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
Even if I only chirrup a green-tree ballad, I shall need a chorister to aid me in winning those “laughing honours of society.”
THE JESSICA LETTERS: AN EDITOR'S ROMANCEPAUL ELMER MORE
These beetles, when irritated, make a squeaking chirrup by rubbing together the prothorax and mesothorax.
THE DAWN OF REASONJAMES WEIR
Chirrup (Betsey), the housekeeper of Mr. Sowerberry, the misanthrope.
CHARACTER SKETCHES OF ROMANCE, FICTION AND THE DRAMA, VOL 1THE REV. E. COBHAM BREWER, LL.D.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHIRRUP

  • chip
  • chipper
  • chirp
  • chirrup
  • peep
  • tweedle
  • tweet
  • twitter
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.