Definition of Cheep

1. Noun. The short weak cry of a young bird.

Exact synonyms: Peep
Generic synonyms: Cry
Derivative terms: Peep



2. Verb. Make high-pitched sounds. "The birds were chirping in the bushes"
Exact synonyms: Chirp, Chirrup, Peep
Generic synonyms: Emit, Let Loose, Let Out, Utter
Specialized synonyms: Chitter, Twitter
Derivative terms: Chirp, Chirrup, Peep, Peeper

Definition of Cheep

1. v. i. To chirp, as a young bird.

2. v. t. To give expression to in a chirping tone.

3. n. A chirp, peep, or squeak, as of a young bird or mouse.

Definition of Cheep

1. Verb. Of a small bird, to make short, high-pitched sounds sounding like "cheep". ¹

2. Noun. A short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird. ¹

3. Interjection. The short, high-pitched sound made by a small bird. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheep

1. to chirp [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: chirp

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheep

cheeked
cheekful
cheekfuls
cheekier
cheekiest
cheekily
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece
cheekpieces
cheeks
cheeky
cheeky monkey
cheep (current term)
cheeped
cheeper
cheepers
cheeping
cheeps
cheer
cheer on
cheer up
cheere
cheered
cheerer
cheerer-upper
cheerers
cheerest

Literary usage of Cheep

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Art-literature Readers by Eulalie Osgood Grover, Frances Elizabeth Chutter (1904)
"One little bird is saying, "cheep, cheep! I want something to eat." And one little bird is saying, "cheep, cheep! I want my mother. ..."

2. Public School Methods (1921)
"Then the little birds in the nest again said, "cheep! cheep! ... cheep!" "See if you can find other marks like these in the first paragraph. ..."

3. The Gordon Readers by Emma K. Gordon (1911)
"This little chick says, " cheep, cheep. I wish I had a bug." This little pig says, " Wee, wee. Give an apple to me." One little top says, "Hum, hum. ..."

4. The Book of the Farm by Henry Stephens (1852)
"... drop water upon the cheep King in the outside recesses or inside chambers : and tbe dropping Ú solar injurious to the sheep as lo chill them with cold, ..."

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