Definitions for trill

Definitions for (noun) trill

Main entry: shake, trill

Definition: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

Main entry: trill

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

Usage: he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill

Definitions for (verb) trill

Main entry: warble, quaver, trill

Definition: sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below

Main entry: trill

Definition: pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r'

Usage: Some speakers trill their r's

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