chirps

chirps
vb
British
to flirt, 'chat up', attempt to seduce. The term, usually describing male behaviour, has been popular among stu-dents and others since the 1990s. Its derivation is unclear but some users claim that it is inspired by the 'charm-ing' chirping of birds.
► He's been chirpsing her all night but I bet he's not going to score.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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