Definition of shrilly in English:

shrilly

adverb

  • See shrill

    • ‘Patricia's only skills lie in shrilly harping on about the emotive issues of the day, and dressing up like she should have dressed down.’
    • ‘Isabelle called shrilly, waving a hand in front of her face.’
    • ‘His cell phone rang shrilly and he sighed and clicked it on.’
    • ‘Abu Josef's phone suddenly rang shrilly and Abu Josef ran to pick it up.’
    • ‘Screams of agony echoed shrilly above the sounds of battle.’

Pronunciation

shrilly

/ˈʃrɪlli/