Onomatopoeia Dictionary
Words that sound like the thing they refer to: Imitative words

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chirp

bird vocalization (nonspecific)

animal bird

chirrup

1. to utter a series of chirps, or to make clucking or clicking sounds with the lips, as in urging on a horse, 2. bird vocalization

animal bird

cricket

name of chirping insect, grasshopper

animal crack

pip

1. to peep or chirp, as a chick does. 2. A short, high-pitched radio signal 3. pip-pip-pip: sound of footsteps ("Misoso: Once Upon a Time Tales from Africa", by Verna Aardema)

animal bird movement

twitter

to utter a succession of light chirping or tremulous sounds, chirrup

animal bird


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