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".
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 1
      [] a brood of ducklings, which had lost their mother, filed into the barn, cheeping feebly and wandering from side to side []
  2. To give expression to in a chirping tone.
    • Tennyson
      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.