There are 2 translations of shrill in Spanish:

shrill1

Pronunciation: /ʃrɪl/

adj (-er, -est)

  • [whistle/cry/laugh] agudo, estridente; [voice] agudo, chillón, estridente; [criticism] frenético, estridente
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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.
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    • 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!’

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of shrill in Spanish:

shrill2

vi

  • [whistle] pitar; [alarm] sonar*
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    • 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.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.