- 1 [intransitive] to make repeated short high sounds synonym warble An electronic device trilled in the next room. The canary was trilling away happily.
- 2[transitive] + speech to say something in a high cheerful voice synonym warble “How wonderful!” she trilled.
- 3[transitive] trill something (phonetics) to pronounce an “r” sound by making a trill compare roll
NAmE//trɪl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trill
he / she / it trills
past simple trilled
-ing form trilling