Definition of shrilly in English:

shrilly

adverb

  • 1With a high-pitched and piercing voice or sound.

    ‘shrilly screaming children’
    ‘the phone rang shrilly’
    1. 1.1 Loudly and forcefully.
      ‘the arguments were shrilly rejected’
      ‘the minister called shrilly for appropriate mental health services’

Pronunciation

shrilly

/ˈʃrɪlli/