So she laughed and chirped and pointed and giggled and then sobbed, the fear rising in her throat as they got closer to the house.
"Oh, we've reached the station already," chirped Allee with a suddenness which made everyone jump.
Wee listened a moment, while the birds twittered and chirped with all their hearts.
"Do stop your singing and pay attention," chirped the sparrow, petulantly.
"And something else blue," chirped Edna Hartwell, peering over her shoulder.
In between it all, the sparrows chattered and chirped and fluttered safely in the powdery sand of the playground.
"You must be calm, Nelly, dear; you mustn't excite yourself," she chirped anxiously.
Once a sleepy bird stirred in the honeysuckle vines and chirped through the dark.
The cricket in the raspberry-hedge heard them, and she chirped, oh!
They were good, obedient chickens, and when the old hen chicked after them, they chirped and ran back to her side.
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.