To make a short, high-pitched sound, typically a bird or an insect.
From the middle english word "cherpen" which means to make a sharp sound.
- The birds chirped merrily in the trees.
- The crickets chirped loudly in the night.
- The chirping of the birds woke me up early in the morning.
- She chirped a tune to herself as she walked home.
- Some species of birds chirp to communicate with their flock.