from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A faint, shrill sound like that of a young bird; a chirp.
- intransitive v. To make a faint, shrill sound or sounds; chirp.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep".
- n. A short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.
- interj. The short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To chirp, as a young bird.
- transitive v. To give expression to in a chirping tone.
- n. A chirp, peep, or squeak, as of a young bird or mouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To peep, as a chick; chirp; squeak; creak; make a sound resembling “cheep.”
- To utter in a chirping or peeping tone; pipe; chirp.
- n. A squeak, as of a mouse; a chirp; hence, a creak.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the short weak cry of a young bird
- v. make high-pitched sounds
Imitative.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)