cheep

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep".
  2. To give expression to in a chirping tone.
    • 1847, Tennyson, "O Swallow, Swallow, flying South" in The Princess, lines 7-9, [2]
      O Swallow, Swallow, if I could follow, and light / Upon her lattice, I would pipe and trill, / And cheep and twitter twenty million loves.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

cheep ‎(plural cheeps)

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

Interjection[edit]

cheep

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