An imitation of the sound of a bird or a horn.

The hounds are impatient. "Twirp, twirp, twirp!" goes the horn, and "Crack, crack, crack!" responds the whip. It is a chorus that stirs the blood of the veteran as well as that of the uninitiated fox-hunter.

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  • twirp — AND twerp [tAva^p] n. an annoying runt of a person. (Also a term of address.) □ Look, you twirp, get out! □ Some little twerp threatened to kick me in the shin …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • twirp — variant of twerp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • twirp — /twerrp/, n. twerp. * * * …   Universalium

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  • twirp — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See twerp …   English dictionary for students

  • twirp — n an alternative spelling of twerp …   Contemporary slang

  • twirp — n. twerp, idiot, despicable person, insignificant person (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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