trill

Noun
  1. A note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it (synset 106873227)
  2. The articulation of a consonant (especially the consonant `r') with a rapid flutter of the tongue against the palate or uvula (synset 107148185)
    "he pronounced his R's with a distinct trill"
Verb
  1. Pronounce with a trill, of the phoneme `r' (synset 201057138)
    "Some speakers trill their r's"
  2. Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below (synset 201052768)

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