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Meaning of "shrilly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHRILLY

shrilly  [ˈʃrɪllɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHRILLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shrilly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES SHRILLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of shrilly in the English dictionary

The definition of shrilly in the dictionary is with a high-pitched quality. Other definition of shrilly is in a loud and forceful way.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHRILLY


agilely
ˈædʒaɪllɪ
facilely
ˈfæsaɪllɪ
fertilely
ˈfɜːtaɪllɪ
fragilely
ˈfrædʒaɪllɪ
frailly
ˈfreɪllɪ
futilely
ˈfjuːtaɪllɪ
hostilely
ˈhɒstaɪllɪ
imbecilely
ˈɪmbɪˌsaɪllɪ
infertilely
ɪnˈfɜːtaɪllɪ
palely
ˈpeɪllɪ
puerilely
ˈpjʊəraɪllɪ
servilely
ˈsɜːvaɪllɪ
stalely
ˈsteɪllɪ
sterilely
ˈstɛraɪllɪ
stilly
ˈstɪllɪ
tactilely
ˈtæktaɪllɪ
tensilely
ˈtɛnsaɪllɪ
versatilely
ˈvɜːsəˌtaɪllɪ
vilely
ˈvaɪllɪ
virilely
ˈvɪraɪllɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHRILLY

shrieval
shrievalties
shrievalty
shrieve
shrift
shright
shrike
shrike thrush
shrill
shrillness
shrimp
shrimp cocktail
shrimp net
shrimp sauce
shrimper
shrimplike
shrimpy
shrinal
shrine
shrinelike

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHRILLY

Bareilly
billy
Caerphilly
Chantilly
chilly
dilly
filly
frilly
gilly
hillbilly
hilly
Piccadilly
psychobilly
rockabilly
silly
thrilly
Tilly
tranquilly
twilly
willy

Synonyms and antonyms of shrilly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «shrilly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHRILLY

Find out the translation of shrilly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shrilly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shrilly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

尖声
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estridentemente
570 millions of speakers

English

shrilly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

shrilly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أجش
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пронзительно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estridentemente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

shrilly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stridente
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menggigil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schrill
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

甲高く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

shrilly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shrilly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rít lên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

shrilly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कर्कश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tiz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

shrilly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przeraźliwie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пронизливо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στριγκά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gällt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

shrilly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shrilly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRILLY»

The term «shrilly» is regularly used and occupies the 86.216 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRILLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shrilly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHRILLY»

Discover the use of shrilly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shrilly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Away from Hannah's Castle
“You only got the highlights,” Earta said as she made a little spin. “You can't imagine the begging I went through.” “What about the Shrilly?” Hannah wondered if the Shrilly was around. “Is the Shrilly vaporous, so I don't ever see it? ” “Absolutely ...
Eileen West, 2006
2
Scoundrels, Thugs, and Fools: Adventures in Neoconland
Shrilly Noxious: [screeching] You're absolutely right, Pundit! Wimpy Sham Radical: [hesitantly]I suppose you might be right, possibly, perhaps. I'm not sure. Shrilly Noxious: [agitated, spitting, and shrie/eing/ Darn right he's right! I can't stand soft ...
Don Ambrose, 2009
3
Areytos, Or, Songs and Ballads of the South: With Other Poems
With Other Poems William Gilmore Simms. LET THE BUGLE BLOW! i. Let the bugle blow along the mountain ! Shrilly blow ! shrilly blow ! We must leave each pleasant grove and fountain, We must go to battle — we must go ! For the storm is  ...
William Gilmore Simms, 1860
4
War Songs of the South
Bugle blow — shrilly blow ! There rides up the old and grisly father, And the son is spurring from below ! We must dye in purple this green heather, We must free the country from the foe, Though we ride abroad in fearful weather, And o'er ...
William G. Shepperson, 1862
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War Songs of the South. Edited by “Bohemian,” Correspondent, ...
LET THE BUGLE BLOW. 11. See, as blows our bugle, how they gather! Bugle blow—shrilly blow! There rides up the old and grisly father, And the son is spurring from below! We must dye in purple this green heather, We must free the country ...
‎1862
6
Shamara and Other Stories
he shouted. But he shouted so loudly and shrilly — which none of us had expected — that we all winced. Even he winced and began to shout nonstop, even louder and more shrilly, so that we'd get used to his voice and wouldn't find it strange.
Svetlana Vladimirovna Vasilenko, Helena Goscilo, 2000
7
Bertram, Or, The Crusader: With Other Poems
HOW THE NIGHT-WINDS SHRILLY HOWL. HARK ! How the night-winds shrilly howl At midnight's lonely hour; The heavens they wear a gloomy scowl, ' And nature's self doth lower :' The rains fast pour, The torrents roar, 'Neath the impetuous ...
A. W. Browne, 1826
8
An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
Norw. skryla, skræla, to cry shrilly. γ.From Teut. root *skrel, to cry loudly; AS. scralletan is from the second grade*skral. δ. We alsofind a Teut. str. vb. *skellan, to resound (OHG.scellan), pt.t. *skall;whence notonly G. schallen, to resound, schall, ...
Walter W. Skeat, 2013
9
Paranoia: A Novel
I sensed your presence there, as if you were calling me—shrilly, shrilly, shrilly— and I ran, ran and stumbled, because after a mistake like that I had no right to take a taxi. Elisaveta . . . To this dayI don't know how to describe that sensation.
Victor Martinovich, 2013
10
Critical Companion to William Butler Yeats: A Literary ...
The players implore the masters to lay down the “shrilly trum- pet,” though “ drunken with the flags that sway, / over the ramparts and the towers, / and with the waving of your wings,” which is to say, drunken with their own glory. The players' ...
David A. Ross, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHRILLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shrilly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Richard Rothschild: There's no climate consensus
As expected, climateers shrilly responded with religious fervor, insisting man-made global warming is serious and there is a "scientific consensus." There's no ... «Carroll County Times, Jul 15»
2
The Daily Fix: Under fire, the BJP decides that offence will be its best …
Both Raje and Chouhan are under fire, with the opposition shrilly demanding their resignations.The BJP's message is clear: the opposition is not going to be ... «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
3
'Fair timeframe' no longer a factor?
Parliamentary sessions here start with a bell ringing shrilly throughout the building, summoning MPs to the wood-panelled Chamber. Not all MPs respond ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
4
Fringe Review: That's Just 5 Kids In A Trench Coat!
Leveille, again beautifully directed by Adams (the costumes and props help define the character), delivers a shrilly hilarious aria of self-importance and bluster, ... «NOW Magazine, Jul 15»
5
More steps being taken to return city streets to pedestrians
It could be because the “Carmaggedon” scenarios so shrilly predicted when the first southbound bike lane was fenced off in 2009 never materialized. Car traffic ... «Business in Vancouver, Jun 15»
6
How Will Kim's New Baby Fit Into 'Keeping up with the Kardashians?'
North, age six, decides to go on birth control, shrilly arguing with Kanye that she has early–onset adolescent acne. Kanye refuses, marking the first time Kanye ... «New York Observer, Jun 15»
7
Scientifically Examining the Turin Shroud: Resurrection Sunday Deux
There are those who automatically shrilly say their faith doesn't hang upon The Shroud of Turin whenever the object is mentioned. My faith doesn't hang upon it ... «Patheos, Apr 15»
8
Left-wing Hillaphobia
Hillary, on the other hand, shrilly invokes blame: "What difference, at this point, does it make?" The liberal-progressive movement and their accomplice press ... «American Thinker, Mar 15»
9
Logan's Lands End exhibition expands the horizons of representation
One of the cages included a bright, yellow canary that sung shrilly and beautifully as people passed by the piece. Another work that incorporated sound was Eric ... «The Chicago Maroon, Jan 15»
10
Quick crossword No 13911
... once (6,7); 5 Crave for what someone else has (5); 6 Insincerely emotional (7); 7 Invalid (4); 8 Squawk shrilly like a hen (6); 13 Holy man of very few words! «The Guardian, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Shrilly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/shrilly>. Jul 2020 ».
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