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Definition of Shrill

Shrill
Shrill Shrill, a. [Compar. Shriller; superl. Shrillest.] [OE. shril, schril; akin to LG. schrell, G. schrill. See Shrill,v. i.] Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound. Hear the shrill whistle which doth order give To sounds confused. --Shak. Let winds be shrill, let waves roll high. --Byron.
Shrill
Shrill Shrill, n. A shrill sound. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Shrill
Shrill Shrill, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shrilled; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrilling.] [OE. schrillen, akin to G. schrillen; cf. AS. scralletan to resound loudly, Icel. skr["o]lta to jolt, Sw. skr["a]lla to shrill, Norw. skryla, skr?la. Cf. Skirl.] To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill. Break we our pipes, that shrilledloud as lark. --Spenser. No sounds were heard but of the shrilling cock. --Goldsmith. His voice shrilled with passion. --L. Wallace.
Shrill
Shrill Shrill, v. t. To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound. How poor Andromache shrills her dolors forth. --Shak.

Meaning of Shrill from wikipedia

- Shrillness is a word used to describe the quality of sounds that have a high-pitched, strident, raucous, screeching or harsh character, such as those produced...
- Shrill is an American comedy streaming television series developed by Aidy Bryant, Alexandra Rushfield, and Lindy West, based on West's book Shrill: Notes...
- Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman is a 2016 non-fiction book by American writer Lindy West. Favorably reviewed, Shrill was optioned as a television series...
- the series entitled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (ひぐらしのなく頃に, also known as Shrill Cries of Summer internationally), directed and written by Ataru Oikawa,...
- animated series Danger & Eggs (2017) and a starring role in the sitcom Shrill (2019–2021), for the latter of which she also served as writer and executive...
- The frilled lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii), also known commonly as the frill-necked lizard, frilled dragon or frilled agama, is a species of lizard in...
- to prominence for her supporting role as Ruthie in the television series Shrill before starring in the 2021 film Together Together. Harrison was named one...
- writer, comedian and activist. She is the author of the essay collection Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman and a contributing opinion writer for The New York...
- Together, Josh, Plebs, Rovers, Sick Note, Ghosts, Miracle Workers, and Shrill. She has also parti****ted as a guest on Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, The...
- Nussbaum; born April 4, 1928) is an American actress, known for her exaggerated shrill, grating voice. She is best known for her role as Estelle Costanza on Seinfeld...