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Definitions of shrill

  1. To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To utter in a sharp, piercing tone. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; - said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. utter a shrill cry Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To express shrilly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. A shrill sound. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Shrilliness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. SHRILLNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Shrilly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. high-pitched and sharp; "piercing screams"; "a shrill whistle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. Sharp and piercing in tone. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Piercing: sharp: uttering an acute sound. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Piercing; sharp, as sound. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Sharp and piercing, as a sound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Sharp and piercing, applied to sound. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for shrill

  1. Father Pezelay cried in his high shrill voice. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. Teddy Tucker's shrill voice was heard from one end to the other of the " Fat Marie." – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
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