Meaning of “cheep” in the English Dictionary

"cheep" in English

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cheepnoun [ C ]

uk /tʃiːp/ us /tʃiːp/
verb [ I ] uk us

Examples from literature

  • A bird uttered its last 'cheep.' And right above the oak tree the first star shone. 
  • Cheep! cheep! said the young one, and tumbled out. 
  • How lovely it would be to be a bird—cheep, cheep! 
  • In answer to it, the Bird fluttered down, and entered one end of the pipe, giving, as he disappeared from sight, one faint cheep. 
  • In the slatted box, the mother hen clucked drowsily, and wise cheeps from beneath her wings answered bravely. 

(Definition of “cheep” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)