Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Rather shrill.

Part of speech: adverb

In a shrill manner. shrill.

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Usage examples "shrilly":

  1. The wind rose and drove shrilly around the house. - "The House of a Thousand Candles", Meredith Nicholson.
  2. The two dwarfs took no notice of what she said, but suddenly turned round, and standing with their backs to Olive called out shrilly, " Guten Tag." - "A Christmas Posy", Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth.
  3. Far back in the forest a panther screamed shrilly once and was still; to be answered promptly by the thunderous challenge of Sadu, the lion. - "Warrior of the Dawn", Howard Carleton Browne.