Definition of Chirpy

1. Adjective. (birds or insects) characterized by or tending to chirp.

Category relationships: Bird, Insect
Partainyms: Chirp
Derivative terms: Chirp



2. Adjective. Characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness. "A perky little widow in her 70s"
Exact synonyms: Buoyant, Perky
Similar to: Cheerful
Derivative terms: Buoyancy, Buoyancy, Chirpiness, Perkiness

Definition of Chirpy

1. Adjective. In a good mood; happy and energetic. ¹

2. Adjective. Making chirping noises. ¹

3. Noun. An electronic device which uses a piezoelectric transducer to make chirping noise, often designed to be hidden and function as an annoyance ¹

4. Noun. Specifically, a version of the above designed to be thrown for placement. Similar to a throwie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chirpy

1. cheerful [adj CHIRPIER, CHIRPIEST] : CHIRPILY [adv] - See also: cheerful

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chirpy

chirper
chirpers
chirpier
chirpies
chirpiest
chirpily
chirpiness
chirping
chirping chips
chirpingly
chirpings
chirplet
chirplets
chirps
chirpt
chirpy (current term)
chirpy as a cricket
chirr
chirre
chirred
chirren
chirres
chirring
chirrs
chirrup
chirruped
chirruping
chirrups
chirrupy
chirt

Literary usage of Chirpy

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1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"Then we went shootin', an' when we come back I was feelin' as chirpy as a cricket, an' I took an' rolled Samuelson up an' down the verandah, and give out to ..."

2. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"chirpy, adj. (colloquial).—Cheerful ; lively. ... It makes me chirpy to think of ... Her ladyship pu quite л chirpy face upon ¡t. ..."

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