adjective, shrill·er, shrill·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of shrill
OTHER WORDS FROM shrillshrillness, nounshrilly, adverboutshrill, verb (used with object)un·shrill, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for shrill
But good luck erasing the sound of their high shrilled “NI!”
Bullfrogs bellowed, tree-frogs bleated like lost lambs, crickets shrilled, and owls hooted.Motor Matt's Daring, or, True to His Friends|Stanley R. Matthews
He was still engaged in reading when a bell shrilled in the hall.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
He rubbed his eyes, shrilled an exclamation, and began running in the opposite direction.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott