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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chur-pee]
    • /ˈtʃɜr pi/
    • /ˈtʃɜː.pi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chur-pee]
    • /ˈtʃɜr pi/

Definitions of chirpy word

  • adjective chirpy If you describe a person or their behaviour as chirpy, you mean they are very cheerful and lively. 3
  • adjective chirpy cheerful; lively 3
  • adjective chirpy cheerful and lively; merry 3
  • adjective chirpy chirping or tending to chirp: chirpy birds. 1
  • adjective chirpy cheerful; lively; spirited. 1
  • noun chirpy Cheerful and lively. 1

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Origin of chirpy

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40; chirp + -y1

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Parts of speech for Chirpy


chirpy popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for chirpy

adj chirpy

  • sprightly — animated or vivacious; lively.
  • jaunty — easy and sprightly in manner or bearing: to walk with a jaunty step.
  • jovial — endowed with or characterized by a hearty, joyous humor or a spirit of good-fellowship: a wonderfully jovial host.
  • carefree — A carefree person or period of time doesn't have or involve any problems, worries, or responsibilities.
  • lighthearted — carefree; cheerful; merry: a lighthearted laugh.

adjective chirpy

  • celebratory — A celebratory meal, drink, or other activity takes place to celebrate something such as a birthday, anniversary, or victory.
  • decorated — (often initial capital letter) of pertaining to, or characteristic of the English gothic architecture of the late 13th through the late 14th centuries, characterized by curvilinear tracery, elaborate ornamental sculpture and vaulting, and refinement of stonecutting techniques.
  • favourable — Pleasing, encouraging or approving.
  • neighbourly — (British, Canada) Showing the qualities of a friendly and helpful neighbour.
  • captivated — Simple past tense and past participle of captivate.

Antonyms for chirpy

adj chirpy

  • lethargic — of, relating to, or affected with lethargy; drowsy; sluggish; apathetic.
  • worried — having or characterized by worry; concerned; anxious: Their worried parents called the police.
  • morose — gloomily or sullenly ill-humored, as a person or mood.
  • sorrowful — full of or feeling sorrow; grieved; sad.
  • depressed — If you are depressed, you are sad and feel that you cannot enjoy anything, because your situation is so difficult and unpleasant.

adjective chirpy

  • colourless — Something that is colourless has no colour at all.

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