Synonyms for shrill

Synonyms for (verb) shrill

Synonyms: pipe, pipe up, shriek, shrill

Definition: utter a shrill cry

Similar words: yell, holler, hollo, call, scream, shout, shout out, squall, cry

Definition: utter a sudden loud cry

Usage: she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle; I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me

Synonyms for (adj) shrill

Synonyms: shrill

Definition: of colors that are bright and gaudy

Usage: a shrill turquoise

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves

Synonyms: strident, shrill

Definition: being sharply insistent on being heard

Usage: strident demands; shrill criticism

Similar words: imperative

Definition: requiring attention or action

Usage: as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative; requests that grew more and more imperative

Synonyms: sharp, shrill

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

Usage: a shrill whistle; a shrill gaiety

Similar words: high, high-pitched

Definition: used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

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