Definitions for thrill

Definitions for (noun) thrill

Main entry: thrill

Definition: something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation

Usage: the thrills of space travel

Main entry: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Main entry: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush

Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force

Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Definitions for (verb) thrill

Main entry: thrill, tickle, vibrate

Definition: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

Usage: he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine

Main entry: beatify, inebriate, thrill, tickle pink, exalt, exhilarate

Definition: fill with sublime emotion

Usage: The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies; He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Main entry: thrill, throb, shiver, shudder

Definition: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Main entry: thrill

Definition: cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input

Usage: The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow

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