Definition of cheep in English:
1A shrill squeaky cry made by a bird, typically a young one.
- As you follow it along the street you begin to hear the cheeps and trills of other birds launching into a discordant chorus.
- House sparrows sing by stringing together a variety of cheeps, chirps and ‘chissiks’, and flocks can make a loud noise during courtship rituals.
- The little birds in the tree kept up a constant cheep of complaint, but it didn't break cover.
1.1A sound resembling the shrill squeaky cry made by a bird: an electronic cheep from the alarm
More example sentences
- A young woman with bright red lips and a high-pitched cheep of a voice flew at me.
- As the mechanical creatures quietened, a faint cheep could be heard, then a sort of indignant squawk.
- She made about five and was on the sixth when she heard something fall on the floor and a frightened cheep from the other room.
verb[no object] Back to top
Make a shrill squeaky sound.
- I let out a few screams when one flapped their wings and chittered and cheeped at me.
- The mother bird and a few others were on the roof of the house next door, cheeping with distress.
- The chicks had been downy and charming, and cheeped sweetly with their permanently open mouths.
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