Definition of Shrilling

1. Noun. A continuing shrill noise. "The clash of swords and the shrilling of trumpets"

Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Shrill



Definition of Shrilling

1. Verb. (present participle of shrill) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shrilling

1. shrill [v] - See also: shrill

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrilling

shrift
shriftfather
shrifts
shright
shrights
shrike
shriked
shrikelike
shrikes
shriking
shrill
shrilled
shriller
shrillest
shrillier
shrilling
shrilling(a)
shrillness
shrillnesses
shrills
shrilly
shrimp
shrimp-fish
shrimp Newburg
shrimp cocktail
shrimp sauce
shrimpboat
shrimpboats
shrimpburger

Literary usage of Shrilling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... exults He, on the spray, the tardy night so chides, That all did ring of his melodious voice !) Now only springs the shrilling crickets' din, ..."

2. The Poet in the Desert by Charles Erskine Scott Wood (1915)
"The evening serenade of frogs, or the plaintive shrilling Of the Autumn insects which under the moon sing the dirge of Summer? TRUTH: To the Poor night is ..."

3. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Again: " And the soul, with shrilling cry, passed like smoke beneath the earth." » And, " As bats in hollow of mystic cavern, whenever any of them has ..."

4. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"Again: " And the soul, with shrilling cry, passed like smoke beneath the earth." 5 And, " As bats in hollow of mystic cavern, whenever any of them has ..."

5. The Republic of Plato: An Ideal Commonwealth by Plato (1901)
"4 Again: " And the soul, with shrilling cry, passed like smoke beneath the earth." « And, " As bats in hollow of mystic cavern, whenever any of them has ..."

6. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1888)
"... lamenting her fate, leaving manhood and youth V Again : — 387 ' And the soul, with shrilling cry, passed like smoke beneath the earth V And, ..."

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