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Synonyms for chirrup

a series of chirps


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make high-pitched sounds

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Paint your own bird box The sweet chirruping of birds as they flitter about the garden of a Sunday morning surely ranks as one of the loveliest natural pleasures out there.
Told in rhyme, we see a number of colourful birds land on the branch of a tree, chirruping and ru-tu-tuing.
Now even MPs are getting fed up with fellow MPs chirruping on Twitter or emailing on Blackberries instead of debating affairs of state.
Niki Evans and a bloke with a puppet have all been chirruping away in the papers about how exploited they all were and what a tough experience being on a TV talent show was.
Bird song and grasshoppers' chirruping filled our ears and all around us were so many wild plants which are no more.
Kathryn, a 28-year-old florist, lies on the operating table, chirruping away about her love of horse racing.
You're suddenly aware of the chirruping of millions of crickets, wood smoke from thousands of cooking fires and an inky firmament with billions of stars.
Languidly drifting down the coppercoloured river Tana, flanked by trees and the chirruping of birds, and having curiosities like the hanging nests of the weaver birds, pointed out to us was a blissful introduction to Kenya.
Her opening chirruping bird calls on her instrument had an element of fantasy, without being sentimental.
An "evocation of a stubborn belligerence" defining the Middle East conflict, maybe (FACT'S leaflet again); but the work's effectiveness is underwritten by its sheer bizarreness and the chirruping, solipsistic leprechauns' capacity to annoy.
And in the case of the England players who are all chirruping messages of support for the coach, it's because they want to remain in the squad/team in the unlikely event that England fail to qualify and McClaren is not dismissed.
His phone started chirruping to a jazz beat during our interview.
It was 'a fairish-sized oil painting of a chap in knee-breeches and a three-cornered hat gazing at a female who appeared to be chirruping to a bird of sorts--a dove unless I am mistaken, or a pigeon.
Lashings of gore are complemented by the film's demented sense of humour: a mother chirruping "Sleep tight.
Over latenight fires, with crickets chirruping in the background, the characters reveal their dreams: Boga's is to restore a fishing boat and use it for tourist trips on the river.