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Definition of shrill

What is the definition of "shrill"?
  • shrilladjective
  • 1. High-pitched and piercing in tone or sound: the shrill wail of a siren.
    2. Producing a sharp, high-pitched tone or sound: a shrill fife.
    3. Sharp or keen to the senses; harshly vivid: shrill colors.

  • shrillverb-transitive
  • 1. To utter in a shrill manner; scream.

  • shrillverb-intransitive
  • 1. To produce a shrill cry or sound.

Use "shrill" in a sentence
  • "PAGE 134.l. 13. _ivory shrill_, the shrill sound of the ivory horn. ll."

    "Harry Reid doesn't know what the term shrill means."

    "He sites what he calls the shrill voices of liberal-left journalists, or 'laptop bombadiers' that became the champions of forceful western intervention."

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