Meaning of chirrup

chir•rup

Pronunciation: (chēr'up, chûr'-), [key]
— v., n. -ruped, -rup•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to chirp: robins chirruping on the lawn.
  2. to make a similar sound: She chirruped softly to encourage the horse.
—v.t.
  1. to utter with chirps.
  2. to make a chirping sound to.
—n.
  1. the act or sound of chirruping: a chirrup of birds.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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