Definitions for thrillθrɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(noun)

    the swift release of a store of affective force

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

  2. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle(noun)

    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

    "a frisson of surprise shot through him"

  3. thrill(verb)

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

    "the thrills of space travel"

  4. thrill(verb)

    cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input

    "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"

  5. thrill, tickle, vibrate(verb)

    feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

    "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"

  6. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill(verb)

    tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

  7. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify(verb)

    fill with sublime emotion

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

Wiktionary

  1. thrill(Noun)

    a trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion

  2. thrill(Noun)

    a cause of sudden excitement; a kick

  3. thrill(Noun)

    a slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur

  4. thrill(Verb)

    To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to (figuratively) electrify; to experience such a sensation.

  5. thrill(Verb)

    To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.

  6. thrill(Verb)

    To pierce.

  7. Origin: From þyrlian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrill(noun)

    a warbling; a trill

  2. Thrill(verb)

    a breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird

  3. Thrill(verb)

    to perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill

  4. Thrill(verb)

    hence, to affect, as if by something that pierces or pricks; to cause to have a shivering, throbbing, tingling, or exquisite sensation; to pierce; to penetrate

  5. Thrill(verb)

    to hurl; to throw; to cast

  6. Thrill(verb)

    to pierce, as something sharp; to penetrate; especially, to cause a tingling sensation that runs through the system with a slight shivering; as, a sharp sound thrills through the whole frame

  7. Thrill(verb)

    to feel a sharp, shivering, tingling, or exquisite sensation, running through the body

  8. Thrill(noun)

    a drill. See 3d Drill, 1

  9. Thrill(noun)

    a sensation as of being thrilled; a tremulous excitement; as, a thrill of horror; a thrill of joy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thrill

    thril, v.t. to pierce: to affect strongly.—v.i. to pierce, as something sharp: to cause a tingling, shivering feeling to run through the body: to feel a sharp, shivering sensation.—n. a thrilling sensation.—adjs. Thrill′ant (Spens.), thrilling, piercing; Thrill′ing, causing to thrill.—adv. Thrill′ingly, in a thrilling manner: with thrilling sensations.—n. Thrill′ingness. [A.S. thyrlian, to bore a hole—thyrel, a hole; Ger. drillen, to drill a hole.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrill in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thrill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim McKay:

    ...the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat

  2. Franklin Roosevelt:

    Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

  3. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

  4. Alice Walker:

    Helped are those who create anything at all, for they shall relive the thrill of their own conception.

  5. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    Happiness is not in the mere possession of money it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

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Translations for thrill

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • التشويقArabic
  • erschauern, erregen, erschauern lassen, begeistern, versetzen, HerzklopfenGerman
  • escalofrío, excitar, entusiasmar, emocionarSpanish
  • värähtää, sykähdyttää, väristys, jännitys, riemastuttaa, värisyttääFinnish
  • émoustiller, frisson, exciterFrench
  • díothIrish
  • ard-taitnysManx
  • izgalomHungarian
  • ihiihi, wanawanaMāori
  • trillen, siddering, trilling, sidderen, opwindenDutch
  • zachwycać, dreszcz, wzruszać, poruszać, dreszczykPolish
  • arrepio, emocionarPortuguese
  • fiorRomanian
  • дрожь, вызвать, трепет, дрожать, взволновать, взволноватьсяRussian
  • uzbuditiSerbo-Croatian
  • çarpıntı, titretmek, titremek, korku, heyecanlanmak, heyecan, heyecanlandırmakTurkish

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