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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [churp]
    • /tʃɜrp/
    • /tʃɜːp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [churp]
    • /tʃɜrp/

Definitions of chirped word

  • verb without object chirped to make a characteristic short, sharp sound, as small birds and certain insects. 1
  • verb without object chirped to make any similar sound: The children chirped with amusement. 1
  • verb with object chirped to sound or utter in a chirping manner: The little girl chirped her joy. 1
  • noun chirped a chirping sound. 1
  • noun chirped Simple past tense and past participle of chirp. 1

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Origin of chirped

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English chyrpynge (gerund); expressive word akin to cheep, chirk, etc.

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Parts of speech for Chirped


chirped popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chirped usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chirped

verb chirped

  • cheeped — Simple past tense and past participle of cheep.
  • sang — simple past tense of sing.
  • trilled — to cause to flow in a thin stream.
  • warble — to sing or whistle with trills, quavers, or melodic embellishments: The canary warbled most of the day.
  • called — having the name

Antonyms for chirped

verb chirped

  • concealed — to hide; withdraw or remove from observation; cover or keep from sight: He concealed the gun under his coat.

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