What does the word shrilly mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Shrilliness.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Rather shrill.

Usage examples for shrilly

  1. The wind rose and drove shrilly around the house. – The House of a Thousand Candles by 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 by 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 by Howard Carleton Browne