An example of strident is the sound of an angry mob.
A strident voice.
Origin of strident
- Latin strīdēns strīdent- present participle of strīdēre to make harsh sounds ultimately of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin strÄ«dÄ“ns, present active participle of strÄ«dÅ.