Definition of 'chirrup'
Example sentences containing 'chirrup'
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In the gathering heat of the afternoon the chirrup of the cicadas filled the garden. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2002)It was still Mark's lunchtime and Daniel could hear the chirrup and mutter of voices from the studio behind him. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2002)
The musky scents of tropical foliage and decay lay heavy on the air, and the thick drone and chirrup of insects filled the night. FLOATING CITY (2002)
Trends of 'chirrup'
Used Rarely. chirrup is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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