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Definition of Shrill


  1. Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
  2. A shrill sound.
  3. To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
  4. To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
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Shrill Translations

shrill in Dutch is bits, snibbig
shrill in German is schrill, schrill, schrille
shrill in Italian is elevato, stridulo
shrill in Portuguese is agudo