- stride piano,
Origin of strident
Examples from the Web for strident
Then the beat kicks in, followed shortly thereafter by strident vocals.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wolf also has campaigned as a strident opponent of Obamacare and touted his medical expertise in doing so.D-Day for Milton Wolf, Obama’s Tea Party Cousin, in Kansas Senate Primary|Ben Jacobs|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Phyllis is a short, stocky, enraged-seeming woman with a high, strident voice and piercing stare.
His strident screams can be heard on the other side of the wall.‘Camp X-Ray,’ A Kristen Stewart-Starring Guantanamo Bay Film, Premieres at Sundance|Marlow Stern|January 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reason, by and large, is his strident and divisive agenda on social issues.Texas Judge Carlo Key Flees the GOP: ‘These Are Not My Values’|Jamelle Bouie|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the strident voice of the clock again aroused me, I had just time to dress and reach the Grand Central by half-past four.The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
Awakened some considerable time before by the strident whistle of the engine, I asked what time it was.My Double Life|Sarah Bernhardt
There was sound of strident, rasping sk-r-r-r-rr: then a lightning snap, as of a whip.Tonio, Son of the Sierras|Charles King
In a few moments Tad heard his strident voice singing to the herd again.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
He was pacing around the room, knocking on the metal walls with something that gave back a strident ring.Astounding Stories, July, 1931|Various
Word Origin for strident
1650s, from French strident, from Latin stridentem (nominative stridens), present participle of stridere "utter an inarticulate sound, grate, screech," possibly of imitative origin. Related: Stridently.