Definition of "shrilly" [shril•ly]

  • In a shrill manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shrilly" in a sentence
  • "Yelping shrilly from the pain of lash and club, he none the less contrived always to throw in the defiant snarl, the bitter vindictive menace of his soul which fetched without fail more blows and beatings."
  • ""Nurse!" she called shrilly, backing out of the door hastily, as if she had only just stepped in."
  • ""Ah Poo," she called shrilly, "fetch my raincoat, the old black one, and phone for a taxi ... and hurry or I'll pinch both your cheeks!""
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