• (v. i.) To flow in a small stream, or in drops rapidly succeeding each other; to trickle.
  • (v. t.) To turn round; to twirl.
  • (v. t.) To impart the quality of a trill to; to utter as, or with, a trill; as, to trill the r; to trill a note.
  • (v. i.) To utter trills or a trill; to play or sing in tremulous vibrations of sound; to have a trembling sound; to quaver.
  • (n.) A sound, of consonantal character, made with a rapid succession of partial or entire intermissions, by the vibration of some one part of the organs in the mouth -- tongue, uvula, epiglottis, or lip -- against another part; as, the r is a trill in most languages.
  • (n.) The action of the organs in producing such sounds; as, to give a trill to the tongue. d
  • (n.) A shake or quaver of the voice in singing, or of the sound of an instrument, produced by the rapid alternation of two contiguous tones of the scale; as, to give a trill on the high C. See Shake.

Compare trill with other words:

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trill vs. trull

brill vs. trill

grill vs. trill

trill vs. twill

thill vs. trill

trill vs. troll

prill vs. trill

frill vs. trill

till vs. trill

trial vs. trill

drill vs. trill

roll vs. trill

colorature vs. trill

thrill vs. trill

sing vs. trill

mordente vs. trill

trill vs. trillo

trill vs. warble

harmony vs. trill

trickle vs. trill

trill vs. turn

shake vs. trill