chirp - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/tʃɜː(r)p/
singularchirp
pluralchirps
  1. 1
    a short, high-pitched sound made by a bird or insect
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  2. 2
    a short, high-pitched sound made by a machine

    There is an audible chirp from the alarm to indicate what the system is doing.

  3. 3
    South African informal a complaint or mocking comment