pipingly


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pipingly

(ˈpaɪpɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a shrill manner
References in classic literature ?
To this lucid address, which Mr Plornish always delivered as if he had composed it (as no doubt he had) with enormous labour, Mrs Plornish's father pipingly replied:
The 30-strong children's choir - drawn from choristers at St Chad's Cathedral and Birmingham Junior Conservatoire - was also extremely impressive, pipingly clear-voiced and well disciplined, even when not singing.
A soldier's soldier, on his first evening in Egypt, Montgomery jumped up on the hood of a jeep, gazed around at his troops, issued his customary ban on smoking or coughing, and then announced in his thin but pipingly clear voice,