Definition of Cheeping

1. Verb. (present participle of cheep) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cheeping

1. cheep [v] - See also: cheep

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheeping

cheekiest
cheekily
cheekiness
cheekinesses
cheeking
cheekless
cheekpiece
cheekpieces
cheeks
cheeky
cheeky monkey
cheep
cheeped
cheeper
cheepers
cheeping (current term)
cheeps
cheer
cheer on
cheer up
cheere
cheered
cheerer
cheerer-upper
cheerers
cheerest
cheereth
cheerful
cheerfull
cheerfuller

Literary usage of Cheeping

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

1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... cheeping, *. Shrill squeaking, S. " He gave us also the example of the philosopher, who, when he thought most seriously to hare withdrawn himself into a ..."

2. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1918)
"The chicken cheeping in the shell already can understand its mother's warning or reassuring note; not in the sense that the chicken gets an idea from the ..."

3. Two Coventry Corpus Christi Plays: 1. The shearmen and taylor's pageant, re by Hardin Craig (1902)
"... another at the Cross cheeping with a goodly stage play.6 S. p. ... pageant play being finely drest in the Cross cheeping and lay at the Priory.9 S. p. ..."

4. The Poets of the Future: A College Anthology by Henry Thomas (1921)
"... locked and pale, The hills are growing dim and gray; cheeping, cheeping birds all day Promised us our trysting storm; — Ghost of Nellie, are you warm? ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"The common American ground, striped, or cheeping squirrel, chipmunk, ... cheeping like a young chicken, the cheek pouches distended with nuts or seeds, ..."

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