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  • noun Plural form of chipmunk.


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  • The chipmunks are a big hit, but still, milions of people are going for gore and escapism.

    David Berreby: America's Fascination with Terror in Film 2008

  • But we have this great payoff at the end when he realizes the chipmunks are his family, and he comes around and does the right thing.

    Buzzine » Jason Lee 2007

  • So a provocative date-night comedy with Mr. Hill is followed by a family film of computer-generated chipmunks, which is followed by a more broadly targeted comic romance from Mr. Crowe, the director of

    NYT > Home Page By MICHAEL CIEPLY 2011

  • An examination made of the various burrows about the tin cans, and also of the teeth marks on fragments of chestnut seedcoats lying about, indicated that not only squirrels, but other rodents, such as chipmunks, field mice, moles, and even woodchucks were probably involved in the direct seeding failures.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Seventh Annual Report Wooster, Ohio, September 3, 4, 5, 1946

  • These types of baths also provide water for other animals, such as chipmunks and squirrels.

    ScrippsNews 2010

  • Below the earth were the tunnels of plowing and burrowing badgers, prairie dogs, black-footed ferrets, mice, foxes, skunks, marmots, thirteen-striped chipmunks and ground squirrels, their subterranean work loosening and aerating the soil, allowing rainfall and snowmelt to recharge the water table below.

    Bird Cloud Annie Proulx 2011

  • The leaves on the ground are crunchy, and I can hear the squirrels and the chipmunks under them.

    Mad Dog Christian Tomsey 2011

  • The squirrels and the chipmunks all run away now, and the birds fly away too.

    Mad Dog Christian Tomsey 2011

  • If you ever saw the high-pitched chipmunks Chip 'n' Dale bop and scamper in fluid motion, you witnessed his elegant craft.

    From Peter Pan to Pirates: RIP, Disney legend BILL JUSTICE Michael Cavna 2011

  • From slow-motion kittens to slow-motion chipmunks, the world has suddenly presented itself in a mellow ooze.

    ♪♫ World Order slow dances its way into my heart Melissa Bell 2011


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