High-pitched and piercing.
"The woods rang with shrill cries of the birds."
Having a shrill voice.
Sharp or keen to the senses.
Especially of a complaint or demand: fierce, loud, strident.
To make a shrill noise.
A shrill sound.
Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
"The trumpet sounded strident against the string orchestra."
Grating or obnoxious
"The artist chose a strident mixture of colors."
Vigorous; making strides
One of a class of s-like fricatives produced by an airstream directed at the upper teeth.
(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing
"a shrill laugh"
(especially of a complaint or demand) loud and forceful
"a concession to their shrill demands"
make a shrill noise
"a piercing whistle shrilled through the night air"
speak or cry with a shrill voice
"‘How dare you!’ she shrilled"
a shrill sound or cry
"the shrill of a smoke detector filled the air"
Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; - said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
A shrill sound.
To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
Characterized by harshness; grating; shrill.
utter a shrill cry
high-pitched and sharp;
"a shrill whistle"
conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry;
"a clamorous uproar"
"a vociferous mob"
unpleasantly loud and harsh
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