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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - In a high-pitched grating voice.

Usage examples (39)
  • She sang rather shrilly
  • I heard her calling shrilly after me, 'Who stole the goose?'
  • "Anne," she called shrilly, "may I go up to your house and play with you?"
  • She called out his name shrilly, her face raised eagerly to the bobbing light. for more
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