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TWIRP

 Dictionary entry overview: What does twirp mean? 

TWIRP (noun)
  The noun TWIRP has 1 sense:

1. someone who is regarded as contemptible

  Familiarity information: TWIRP used as a noun is very rare.


TWIRP (verb)
  The verb TWIRP has 2 senses:

1. make a weak, chirping sound
2. make high-pitched sounds; of birds

  Familiarity information: TWIRP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TWIRP (noun)


Sense 1twirp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who is regarded as contemptible

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

twerp; twirp; twit

Hypernyms ("twirp" is a kind of...):

simple; simpleton (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)


TWIRP (verb)


Sense 1twirp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a weak, chirping sound

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

tweet; twirp

Context example:

the small bird was tweeting in the tree

Hypernyms (to "twirp" is one way to...):

go; sound (make a certain noise or sound)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2twirp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make high-pitched sounds; of birds

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

chirrup; chirp; cheep; twirp; peep

Hypernyms (to "twirp" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "twirp"):

chitter; twitter (make high-pitched sounds, as of birds)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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