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    trill

    trill - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trill

    Definition
    (noun) a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    Synonyms : shake
    Definition
    (noun) the articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula
    Example Sentence
    • he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill
    Definition
    (verb) pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'
    Example Sentence
    • Some speakers trill their r's
    Definition
    (verb) sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
    Synonyms : quaver , warble
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trill

trill rhymes with shrill.so a shrill sound is a sharp whistling sound

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