- n. Plural form of chirrup.
“They spoke to each other without raised voices, in short chirrups as brief as bird-song, and when they moved about in their tiny kitchen they did so smoothly and blind, gliding on worn, familiar rails, never bumping or obstructing each other.”
“And our vigil was rewarded when we heard the pod begin to vocalise, communicating with each other in a series of far-carrying chirrups and clicks.”
“I'm not sure about any professional players, but I have achieved playing football and music in the same stadium myself!" chirrups Neil.”
“Fuel For Fun!" chirrups the pay-off line, but what we seem to have here is a compact bundle of signifiers of a desperately over-caffeinated young generation moving at hyperspeed down an X Factor funnel, in lieu of what used to be called "childhood".”
“Singing not a tentative exploratory song but a fully voiced-out pouring of trills and chirrups, a ceaseless stream of music falling note after note from the sky and carrying the promise of the spring almost upon us and of the summer to come.”
“What a start!" chirrups the chirpy-sounding John Ivens.”
“( "He'll be in heaven before his head hits the ceiling!" chirrups the kid.)”
“Ms Cheek's drum-beating mixes literary spin with estate agents 'patter: "Marlborough," she chirrups, "has robust connections with the UK's literary heritage – such greats as Siegfried Sassoon, Bruce Chatwin and William Golding – and an excellent range of venues with potential for both intimate and larger gatherings in historic, atmospheric buildings ...”
““Develop a plan of organization and stick to it,” the text chirrups not so helpfully.”
“Riker heard the telltale chirrups that signaled an attempt to open communications.”
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