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Meaning of CHIRK

Pronunciation:  churk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird
 

CHIRK is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Chirk\, v. i. [Cf. {Chirp}, also {Creak}.]
    1. To shriek; to gnash; to utter harsh or shrill cries.
       [Obs.]
    
             All full of chirkyng was that sorry place.
                                                   --Cheucer.
    
    2. To chirp like a bird. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Chirk\, v. t.
    To cheer; to enliven; as, to chirk one up. [Colloq. New Eng.
    ]
    
    
  3. \Chirk\, a. [From {Chirk}, v. i.]
    Lively; cheerful; in good spirits. [Colloq. New Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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