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noun as in peep

verb as in cheep

verb as in chirp

verb as in tweet

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It rose again—it was like a perplexing cheep and chirrup, changing to a chortle of glee.

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 cricket had stopped his chirrup in the kitchen, and no mouse stirred in the slumbering house.

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.

"Sparrow-hawks don't sing very sweetly; they chirrup and whistle," Piers interrupted.


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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chirrup, such as: hoot, chatter, cheep, chuck, churr, and coo.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.