High-pitched and piercing.
“The woods rang with shrill cries of the birds.”
Having a shrill voice.
Sharp or keen to the senses.
Especially of a complaint or demand: fierce, loud, strident.
To make a shrill noise.
A shrill sound.
Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
“The trumpet sounded strident against the string orchestra.”
Grating or obnoxious
“The artist chose a strident mixture of colors.”
Vigorous; making strides
One of a class of s-like fricatives produced by an airstream directed at the upper teeth.
(of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing
“a shrill laugh”
(especially of a complaint or demand) loud and forceful
“a concession to their shrill demands”
make a shrill noise
“a piercing whistle shrilled through the night air”
speak or cry with a shrill voice
“‘How dare you!’ she shrilled”
a shrill sound or cry
“the shrill of a smoke detector filled the air”