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Thrilled vs Trilled - What's the difference?

thrilled | trilled |

As verbs the difference between thrilled and trilled

is that thrilled is past tense of thrill while trilled is past tense of trill.

As an adjective thrilled

is extremely excited or delighted.




  • (thrill)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Extremely excited or delighted.
  • trilled



  • (trill)

  • trill


    (Trill consonant)


    (en noun)
  • (music) A rapid alternation between an indicated note and the one above it, in musical notation usually indicated with the letters tr written above the staff.
  • (phonetics) A type of consonantal sound that is produced by vibrations of the tongue against the place of articulation, for example, Spanish rr .
  • Derived terms

    * trilly


    (en verb)
  • To create a trill sound; to utter trills or a trill; to play or sing in tremulous vibrations of sound; to have a trembling sound; to quaver.
  • * Dryden
  • To judge of trilling notes and tripping feet.
  • To impart the quality of a trill to; to utter as, or with, a trill.
  • to trill a note, or the letter r
  • * Thomson
  • The sober-suited songstress trills her lay.
  • (obsolete) To trickle.
  • *, II.30:
  • *:I come now from seeing of a shepheard at Medoc who had no signe at all of genitorie parts: But where they should be, are three little holes, by which his water doth continually tril from him.
  • * Shakespeare
  • And now and then an ample tear trilled down / Her delicate cheek.
  • * Glover
  • Whispered sounds / Of waters, trilling from the riven stone.

    Derived terms

    * triller ----