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From Middle English chirken, cherken, charken, from Old English ?ircian, ?earcian, ?ærcian (“to chatter, creak; chirk, chirp”), a metathetic variant of Old English cracian (“to crack, sound, ring out, resound”), from Proto-Germanic *krak?n? (“to make a noise, crack”).
- (intransitive, especially as "chirk up") To become happier.
- (transitive, especially as "chirk up") To make happier.
- To make the sound of a bird; to chirp.