In a back room, video poker machines ding and chirp with the occasional squeal of delight from a winner.
One by one they were moving, staggering to their feet, beginning to chirp.
Silence, broken only by the chirp of the cheery little teakettle.
It is impossible to detect, by means of the ear, the direction from which the chirp really comes.
If you chirp, I'll have to blow the roof of your head off, Gage!
A few minutes more, and with a chirp the bird was gone into the flood of sunlight.
Sparrows begin to chirp, first one, then ten, then thousands.
chirp is still used to express the singing of birds, but the chirk of New England is not understood, and therefore derided.
All around him was the chirp and bustle of unseen bird and animal life.
The Cicada, celebrated for its chirp, and the lanthorn fly, belong to this group.
mid-15c. (implied in chirping), echoic, or else a variant of Middle English chirken "to twitter" (late 14c.), from Old English cearcian "to creak, gnash." Related: Chirped. As a noun, attested from 1802.