What does skirl mean?

Definitions for skirlskɜrl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word skirl.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skirl(verb)

    the sound of (the chanter of) a bagpipe

  2. skirl(verb)

    make a shrill, wailing sound

    "skirling bagpipes"

  3. skirl(verb)

    play the bagpipes


  1. skirl(Verb)

    To make a shrill sound, as of bagpipes.

  2. Origin: Originally and Northern English dialects, probably of origin; ultimately imitative.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skirl

    to utter in a shrill tone; to scream

  2. Skirl(noun)

    a shrill cry or sound

  3. Origin: [Of Scand. origin, and originally the same word as E. shrill.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Skirl

    skirl, v.t. and v.i. (Scot.) to shriek shrilly.—n. a shrill cry.—n. Skir′ling, a shrill sound.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirl in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skirl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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