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chirpy

[chur-pee] /ˈtʃɜr pi/
adjective, chirpier, chirpiest.
1.
chirping or tending to chirp:
chirpy birds.
2.
cheerful; lively; gay.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; chirp + -y1
Related forms
chirpily, adverb
chirpiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chirpiness

chirpy

/ˈtʃɜːpɪ/
adjective chirpier, chirpiest
1.
(informal) cheerful; lively
Derived Forms
chirpily, adverb
chirpiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chirpiness

chirpy

adj.

"cheerfully perky," 1825, from chirp + -y (2). The notion is perhaps of birds fluttering and chattering.

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Slang definitions & phrases for chirpiness

chirpy

adjective

Bright andenergetic; vivacious: a nice, wholesome, chirpy, reasonably intelligent woman (1830s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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