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Synonyms for chirrup

a series of chirps


Related Words

make high-pitched sounds

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At the approach of spring the red squirrels got under my house, two at a time, directly under my feet as I sat reading or writing, and kept up the queerest chuckling and chirruping and vocal pirouetting and gurgling sounds that ever were heard; and when I stamped they only chirruped the louder, as if past all fear and respect in their mad pranks, defying humanity to stop them.
Wherever he went the Sparrows chirruped, and said to each other, "What a distinguished stranger!" so he enjoyed himself very much.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Chirrup 9 Oboes 10 Prang 11 Restful 12 Leo 13 Literati 16 Piedmont 17 Emu 19 Scrub up 21 Radii 22 Eager 23 Rotunda.
It has blackberry and plum notes, a flash of spice, a chirrup of cherry, and an edge of savoury.
Yes, yes, yes, chirrup the underlings, what a great idea, it's so much more adult and sophisticated than all this downmarket, amateur user friendly stuff, who needs it.
The device could help vision-impaired people navigate by spotting that they are heading for a busy road and telling that person's smartphone to chirrup a warning as well as inform them when it's safe to cross.
BAD POINTS: The story gets a little preposterous at times, mainly when the flea, who can only chirrup to talk, starts singing in perfect English with the voice of John's son Sean Lennon.
Plug your devices into this Artoo unit and he'll beep and chirrup with delight, as well as offer an element of retro chic among your computing clutter.
As Milt and Barb Wallace (pictured on the cover) work away in their vegetable garden, they are softly serenaded by the sounds of nature: the buzz of insects, the chirrup of birds, the rustle of leaves...and the thrum of the wind generator overhead.
One such drawing, a mawkish portrait of a woman weeping over a dead bird, is titled "I Shall Never Hear Thy Sweet Chirrup More Alas."
It turned out to be a poem of the same name, by George Meredith (1828-1909), an extract of which is here: The Lark Ascending He rises and begins to round, He drops the silver chain of sound Of many links without a break, In chirrup, whistle, slur and shake All intervolved and spreading wide, Like water dimples down a tide Where ripple ripple overcurls And eddy into eddy whirls; A press of hurried notes that run So fleet they scarce are more than one And you shall hear the herb and tree, the better heart of men shall see, shall feel celestially, as long As you crave nothing save the song.
But by the end of that causeway, named after the soap magnate William Hesketh Lever, the roar of traffic bows to the triumphant chirrup of birds.
Blackbirds ate the cherries Listen to them chirrup. Slugs 'n' snails stand against us The badger beat us up.
touch Your 8DA 3850 followed YESTEDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Chirrup 9 Ether 10 Reads 11 Narrows 12 Loo 13 Alleyway 16 Disloyal 17 Ion 19 Spoiler 21 Trash 22 Libya 23 Arbiter DOWN: 1 Scarily 2 Rigatoni 3 Iris 4 Betrayal 5 Ohio 6 Brush 8 Penalty area 13 All-clear 14 Alicante 15 Onshore 18 Psalm 20 Orbs 21 Toby QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Hard as nails 8 Aim 9 Oaf 11 Creased 12 Skull 13 Ten 14