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chirp / chərp/ • v. [intr.] (typically of a small bird or an insect) utter a short, sharp, high-pitched sound. ∎  (of a person) say something in a lively and cheerful way: “Good morning!” chirped Alex. • n. a short, sharp, high-pitched sound. DERIVATIVES: chirp·er n.

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chirp

chirp utter a short sound as a bird, etc. XV. alt. of earlier chirk (XIV; cf. OE ċearcian) or chirt (XIV).
Hence chirrup XVI.

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chirp

chirpburp, chirp, Earp, slurp, twerp, usurp •Antwerp

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CHIRP

CHIRP (tʃʔːp) Civil aviation Confidential Human Incidence Reporting Programme (pilots' comments on safety trends)

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