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- verb Present participle of
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Your staring looks, your blood, your "chirking," are accidentals.
Almost Kenny could see him chirking up into insolence and the pertness of a bird.
We were in the very centre of a prairie-dog town, but before I could formulate in my mind the probabilities of holes and broken legs, the chirk, chirk, chirking had fallen astern.
And you know what I told you about mourners chirking up, after the first blow!
There were plenty on the lawn around the Sagamore Club that dewy June morning, chirping, chirking, trilling, repeating their endless arias from tree and gate-post.
"'Perhaps under the tables,' says young Angus, chirking up still more at this geniality.