Definitions for shrill

Definitions for (verb) shrill

Main entry: pipe, pipe up, shriek, shrill

Definition: utter a shrill cry

Definitions for (adj) shrill

Main entry: shrill

Definition: of colors that are bright and gaudy

Usage: a shrill turquoise

Main entry: strident, shrill

Definition: being sharply insistent on being heard

Usage: strident demands; shrill criticism

Main entry: sharp, shrill

Definition: having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones

Usage: a shrill whistle; a shrill gaiety

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