adjective, shrill·er, shrill·est.
verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby shrill
Origin of shrill
OTHER WORDS FROM shrillshrill·ness, nounshril·ly, adverbout·shrill, verb (used with object)un·shrill, adjective
Examples from the Web for shrilly
Opposites attract, even when they come from different ethnic backgrounds, Rob seems to shrilly scream at the top of its lungs.
Kenly's bugles rang out again, palpably alarmed, shrilly insistent.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
"I don't like," called out Alice shrilly, going straight on.Mammon and Co.|E. F. Benson
He sits down before the refusal of his mother and shrilly besieges it.The Land of Contrasts|James Fullarton Muirhead