Definition of "birrs" []

  • To make or cause to make a whirring sound (verb)
  • A whirring sound (noun)
  • Force, as of wind (noun)
  • Vigour; energy (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "birrs" in a sentence
  • "The fund holds huge quantities of currencies from emerging markets such as Tajikistan (somonis) and Uzbekistan (sums) to Ethiopia (birrs) and Central Africa (francs)."
  • "Guinea, Mali and Niger have amassed a total debt of nine million birrs (some 1.3 million dollars) and are refusing either to pay or to sign IOUs, the twice-weekly Addis Lessan said."
  • "The remainder owe some 17 million birrs (2.5 million dollars)."