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Meaning of word trill from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

trill   verb

Meaning : Pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'.

Example : Some speakers trill their r's.

Meaning : Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below.

Synonyms : quaver, warble

trill   noun

Meaning : A note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it.

Synonyms : shake

Meaning : The articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula.

Example : He pronounced his R's with a distinct trill.