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Definitions and Synonyms of skirl | Another word for skirl | What is skirl?

Definition 1: the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe - [noun denoting event]

(skirl is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 2: play the bagpipes - [verb of creation]

(skirl is a kind of ...) perform music on (a musical instrument)

"He plays the flute" "Can you play on this old recorder?"

(skirl belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 3: make a shrill, wailing sound - [verb of perception]

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

  • skirling bagpipes

(skirl is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

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