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Definition of "chirruping" [chirruping]

  • Present participle of chirrup. (verb)

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Use "chirruping" in a sentence
  • "Your own persevering chirruping is (in my humble judgment) so out of character with a season, in which every wise creature must be apprehensive for the future, that I can only excuse it on the ground of an ignorance and levity, which you have had no opportunity of correcting."
  • "A lamb is bleating out there on the dim moor; a bird somewhere, a little one, about three fields away, makes the sweetest kind of chirruping; some cows are still cropping."
  • "The three had opened their eyes soon after daybreak and lay in their cots "chirruping," as their mother called it -- talking, planning out a campaign of adventures for the long two days before them."