- 1[intransitive] (of small birds and some insects) to make short high sounds The sparrows/crickets were chirping.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] to speak in a lively and cheerful way
NAmE//tʃərp//(also chirrup)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chirp
he / she / it chirps
past simple chirped
-ing form chirping
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