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  • noun Plural form of chirping.

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Examples

  • This was hailed with low laughter and querulous chirpings that might well have come from the throats of huge birds.

    CHAPTER V

  • His voice, shrill and piping, ever and again dropped plummet-like into a hoarse and rattling bass, and, just as one became accustomed to it, soaring upward into the thin treble — alternate cricket chirpings and bullfrog croakings, as it were.

    THE SICKNESS OF LONE CHIEF

  • Tiger Woods's Monday at Augusta National Golf Club began as peacefully as those recorded bird chirpings that CBS has played during its Masters broadcasts.

    Hi, I'm Tiger, It's My First Day

  • Tiger Woods's Monday at Augusta National Golf Club began as peacefully as those recorded bird chirpings that CBS has played during its Masters broadcasts.

    Hi, I'm Tiger, It's My First Day

  • And Alveda's chirpings about her sharing the "King blood" is like me using an alleged familial relationship to a rock star to demand a recording contract even though I can't carry a tune.

    Alvin McEwen: Alveda King's attempted claiming of the MLK legacy is sad

  • Tiger Woods's Monday at Augusta National Golf Club began as peacefully as those recorded bird chirpings that CBS has played during its Masters broadcasts.

    Hi, I'm Tiger, It's My First Day

  • The sound of the others was soon left behind, and the outwodders walked through a stillness broken only by rustlings and chirpings.

    do you ever read writing?

  • However, Gavroche was well up in all the popular tunes in circulation, and he mingled with them his own chirpings.

    Les Miserables

  • The raven was gone, but I stood there looking at the trees & honeysuckle growing there and listening to the many bird calls & chirpings.

    We don’t give up around here. (plus a gift for YOU)

  • Let the gongs be loud and cheerful, and not chirpings or pulings.

    The Essays

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