Meaning of “trill” in the English Dictionary

"trill" in British English

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trillverb [ I ]

uk /trɪl/ us /trɪl/

When birds trill, they sing a series of quickly repeated high notes.

literary to speak in a very high voice:

[ + speech ] "I'll be right down!" trilled Daphne.

trillnoun [ C ]

uk /trɪl/ us /trɪl/

(Definition of “trill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trill" in American English

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trillnoun [ C ]

us /trɪl/

a series of quickly repeated high notes such as those sung by a bird

(Definition of “trill” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)