Associations to the word «Shrill»
SHRILL, adjective. High-pitched and piercing.
SHRILL, adjective. Sharp or keen to the senses.
SHRILL, verb. To make a shrill noise.
SHRILL, noun. A shrill sound.
SHRILL, verb. Utter a shrill cry.
SHRILL, adjective. Having or emitting a high-pitched and sharp tone or tones ; "a shrill whistle"; "a shrill gaiety".
SHRILL, adjective. Being sharply insistent on being heard; "strident demands"; "shrill criticism".
SHRILL, adjective. Of colors that are bright and gaudy; "a shrill turquoise".
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.