Meaning of CHIRP in English


chirp /tʃɜːp $ tʃɜːrp/ BrE AmE ( also chirrup British English ) verb

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Origin: From the sound ]

1 . [intransitive] if a bird or insect chirps, it makes short high sounds

2 . [intransitive and transitive] to speak in a happy high voice:

‘Yes, all finished,’ he chirped.

—chirp noun [countable]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.