chipmunknoun [ C ]uk /ˈtʃɪp.mʌŋk/ us /ˈtʃɪp.mʌŋk/
Examples from literature
- A chipmunk comes along on the stone wall, hurrying somewhere on an important errand, but changing his course every moment.
- Further on a chipmunk chattered at them from the top of the wall and then, with long leaps, raced ahead to stop and eye them inquiringly, finally disappearing with a last squeal of alarm.
- Little chipmunks scuttled out from their holes to the packs, which lay in a heap on the ground, and then scuttled madly back again.
- On a great boulder far at one side a chipmunk chattered.
- Some squirrel or chipmunk must have gathered them in a heap, ready to carry to its nest, said George.
- The chipmunk came every morning for his slice of bread.