CHEEP

cheep, peep

(noun) the short weak cry of a young bird

peep, cheep, chirp, chirrup

(verb) make high-pitched sounds; “the birds were chirping in the bushes”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Verb

cheep (third-person singular simple present cheeps, present participle cheeping, simple past and past participle cheeped)

Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep".

To express in a chirping tone.

Noun

cheep (plural cheeps)

A short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.

Interjection

cheep

The short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.

Source: Wiktionary


Cheep, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cheeped.] Etym: [Cf. Chirp].

Definition: To chirp, as a young bird.

Cheep, v. t.

Definition: To give expression to in a chirping tone. Cheep and twitter twenty million loves. Tennyson.

Cheep, n.

Definition: A chirp, peep, or squeak, as of a young bird or mousse.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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