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Definition 1: utter a shrill cry - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for shrill in the sense of this definition

(shrill is a kind of ...) utter a sudden loud cry

"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle" "I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"

(... is a kind of shrill ) utter shrieks, as of cats

Definition 2: of colors that are bright and gaudy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a shrill turquoise

(shrill is similar to ...) having much or varied color

"colorful autumn leaves"

Definition 3: having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a shrill whistle
  • a shrill gaiety

Synonyms for shrill in the sense of this definition

(shrill is similar to ...) used of sounds and voices; high in pitch or frequency

Definition 4: being sharply insistent on being heard - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where shrill or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strident demands
  • shrill criticism

Synonyms for shrill in the sense of this definition

(shrill is similar to ...) requiring attention or action

"as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative" "requests that grew more and more imperative"

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