Saturday, January 28, 2012
Definitions for birr
- Force; energy; vigor.
- Emphasis in statement, speech, etc.
- A whirring sound.
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Citations for birr
She pursed her lips and, expertly, imitated the red-winged blackbird's call: not the liquid piping of the wood thrush, which dipped down into the dry tcch tchh tchh of the cricket's birr and up again in delirious, sobbing trills…
I turn to the woman. There's a wheezing birr coming from her own bleached-out face.