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American English: /ˈtʃɪrəp/
British English: /ˈtʃɪrəp/

intransitive or transitive verb

  • chirp
    Example sentences
    • A bird chirruped from the boughs of a nearby tree.
    • No life was visible - no birds chirruped in the matchstick trees, no children laughed among the remnants of the blaze.
    • In the branches above him birds chirruped, startling him.

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