She is accused of being many unpleasant things: shrill, vindictive, self-promoting, and more.
Chelsea Handler's bawdy talk show is the perfect antidote to the boys' club of late night and the shrill biddies of daytime.
Her voice was shrill with disbelief and choked with grief as she spoke to someone on her cell phone in Fujianese.
late 14c., schrylle "high-pitched, piercing" (of the voice), probably related to Old English scralletan "to sound loudly" and of imitative origin (cf. Low German schrell, German schrill "piercing, shrill"). Related: Shrillness; shrilly (adv.).
"to sound shrilly," c.1300, imitative (see shrill (adj.). Related: Shrilled; shrilling.