adjective, shrill·er, shrill·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of shrill
OTHER WORDS FROM shrillshrill·ness, nounshril·ly, adverbout·shrill, verb (used with object)un·shrill, adjective
Words nearby shrill
Example sentences from the Web for shrilled
She brought with her an atmosphere of long-dead beefsteak, chops and onions, and she shrilled for an answer to her question.New Faces|Myra Kelly
For two hours, through that cold and gloomy audience, shrilled the Death-speech.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
"I'll show you who he is," shrilled a voice from the depth of a cupboard under the window.A Safety Match|Ian Hay
"Five hundred and fifty," shrilled Ayoub's voice above the general din.The Sea-Hawk|Raphael Sabatini
Then her voice, uplifting in a panic, shrilled out a wild appeal for doctor, servants—help of any kind.Cleek, the Master Detective|Thomas W. Hanshew