Synonyms of shrill


1. shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe, shout, shout out, cry, call, yell, scream, holler, hollo, squall

usage: utter a shrill cry


1. shrill, sharp, high (vs. low), high-pitched

usage: having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety"

2. strident, shrill, imperative (vs. beseeching)

usage: being sharply insistent on being heard; "strident demands"; "shrill criticism"

3. shrill, colorful (vs. colorless), colourful

usage: of colors that are bright and gaudy; "a shrill turquoise"

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Definition and meaning of shrill (Dictionary)