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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

shrill +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

shrilly (comparative more shrilly, superlative most shrilly)

  1. In a shrill manner.

Etymology 2Edit

shrill +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

shrilly (comparative more shrilly, superlative most shrilly)

  1. Somewhat shrill.
    • 1860, Robert Stafford, Enoch, a Poem in Three Books
      Yet there they sat, as stones, silent and still. / Sudden a voice, a feeble shrilly voice, / Rose from the inner tent []