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Definition of chirp verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (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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  1. 1[intransitive] (of small birds and some insects) to make short high sounds The sparrows/crickets were chirping.
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] to speak in a lively and cheerful way
chirp (also chirrup) noun
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