Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
shrill /ʃril/
  • tính từ
    • the thé, lanh lảnh, điếc tai, inh tai
    • (nghĩa bóng) hay la gào, hay réo; hay nheo nhéo quấy rầy (người)
    • động từ
      • (thơ ca); (văn học) la, kêu the thé, rít lên in tai nhức óc; hát the thé; nói nheo nhéo
        • whistle shrills: tiếng còi rít lên inh tai nhức óc
        • to shrill out a song: the thé hát một bài
        • to shrill out a complaint: than phiền nheo nhéo
    Concise Dictionary
    +utter a shrill cry
    +having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones
    +being sharply insistent on being heard
    +of colors that are bright and gaudy

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    high-pitched, ear-splitting, piercing, ear-piercing, sharp, piping, screeching, screechy, penetrating:
    She let out a shrill cry when she saw what had happened.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb
    + adjective (shriller, shrillest)
    1 (of sounds or voices) very high and loud, in an unpleasant way: a shrill voice / whistle / laugh
    2 loud and determined but often unreasonable: shrill demands / protests / threats
    shrilly adverb: She laughed shrilly.
    shrillness noun [U]
    + verb (written)
    1 [V] to make an unpleasant high loud sound: Behind him, the telephone shrilled.
    2 [V speech] to say sth in a loud, high voice: 'Wait for me!' she shrilled.

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