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
Opposites attract, even when they come from different ethnic backgrounds, Rob seems to shrilly scream at the top of its lungs.
That this conclusion had been reached by some one else in the car was proved by a woman's voice that rose shrilly above the rest.
Once they thought they heard voices outside, and shrilly they cried to their imaginary rescuers.
Startlingly Mrs. Briggs laughed, shrilly, unpleasantly, as a woman laughs in great fear.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland