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Overview of verb shrill

The verb shrill has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) shriek, shrill, pipe up, pipe

(utter a shrill cry)


Overview of adj shrill

The adj shrill has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) shrill, sharp

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

2. strident, shrill

(being sharply insistent on being heard; "strident demands"; "shrill criticism")

3. shrill

(of colors that are bright and gaudy; "a shrill turquoise")

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