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Definition 1: a sharp sound made by small birds or insects - [noun denoting event]

(chirp is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

(... is a kind of chirp ) a weak chirping sound as of a small bird

Definition 2: make high-pitched sounds - [verb of communication]

Samples where chirp or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the birds were chirping in the bushes

Synonyms for chirp in the sense of this definition

(chirp is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of chirp ) make high-pitched sounds, as of birds

Definition 3: sing in modulation - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for chirp in the sense of this definition

(chirp is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

(chirp belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

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