Definition of treble:
- Acute; sharp; as, a treble sound.
- Playing or singing the highest part or most acute sounds; playing or singing the treble; as, a treble violin or voice.
- The highest of the four principal parts in music; the part usually sung by boys or women; soprano.
- Threefold; triple.
- To become threefold.
- To make thrice as much; to make threefold.
- To utter in a treble key; to whine.
- Trebly; triply.
- shrill (part of speech: adjective)
- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
- "The Road to Understanding", Eleanor H. Porter.
Captain Stuart paused for a moment, leaning heavily against the gate; then as he slipped within it and into the shadow of the wall, he was full glad to hear the dancing feet, all unconscious of the danger that had been so near, and the childish treble scream of the unscalped children.- "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.