adj (-er, -est)
- [whistle/cry/laugh] agudo, estridente; [voice] agudo, chillón, estridente; [criticism] frenético, estridenteMore example sentences
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- Julian winced slightly at the sound of the shrill voice echoing down the halls, accompanied by thundering footsteps.
- In a statement read in court, Joan Turner said he used to let out a low whimpering sound and an occasional high-pitched shrill noise which could keep his mother awake.
- When he thought something ironic, he would let out a high-pitched shrill laugh that sounded like a hyena.
- The real show of class warfare is the threatened curtailment of charitable status for private schools and the shrill demand that universities take more state-school pupils.
- His calamitous ignorance of his system's failure, plus his reluctance to acknowledge it once was drawn to his attention, drew shrill demands for his dismissal.
- While the semaphore continues with increasingly shrill demands of ‘do deal now!’
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.
- [whistle] pitar; [alarm] sonar*More example sentences
- By the time the final whistle shrilled through Dr Cullen an exhibition of scoring had been given by the Kildavin-Clonegal team.
- The next day, just one minute before our alarm clock rings for gym time, my phone took a head start and shrilled loudly.
- When the phone shrilled on his desk, the tone of the woman on the other end was not a happy one.