chirp

Part of speech: verb

To utter with a chirp; give a chirp.

Part of speech: noun

A short, shrill sound, as of a cricket.

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Usage examples "chirp":

  1. It was at first just a fitful, drowsy chirp, a call " are you there? - "Watersprings", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. But not a leaf stirred around us: the chirp of a cricket was sharply distinct in the stillness. - "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.
  3. He had time for no more castle- building, for a startled robin flew away with a shrill chirp, and Christie looked up. - "Work: A Story of Experience", Louisa May Alcott.