What does Thrill mean?

Definitions for Thrill
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kicknoun

    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, tinglenoun

    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

    "a frisson of surprise shot through him"

  3. thrillverb

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

    "the thrills of space travel"

  4. thrillverb

    cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input

    "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow"

  5. thrill, tickle, vibrateverb

    feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

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

  6. shudder, shiver, throb, thrillverb

    tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

  7. exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatifyverb

    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. thrillnoun

    a trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion

  2. thrillnoun

    a cause of sudden excitement; a kick

  3. thrillnoun

    a slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur

  4. thrillverb

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

  5. thrillverb

    To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.

  6. thrillverb

    To pierce.

  7. Etymology: From þyrlian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thrillnoun

    a warbling; a trill

  2. Thrillverb

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

  3. Thrillverb

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

  4. Thrillverb

    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. Thrillverb

    to hurl; to throw; to cast

  6. Thrillverb

    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. Thrillverb

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

  8. Thrillnoun

    a drill. See 3d Drill, 1

  9. Thrillnoun

    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.]

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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

Examples of Thrill in a Sentence

  1. Pintor Carnagey:

    Young People often find a way to get the information Young People seek. When parents and caregivers normalize their curiosities and provide pathways for Young People to exercise their autonomy in safe ways, it often lessens their impulse for secrecy or thrill-seeking.

  2. Eric Clapton:

    Farewell BB King. You were like a father to me in many ways over the years. The world is a much better place because you were here. Rest In Peace my friend. The Thrill Is finally Gone. # BBKing # RIP.

  3. Scott C. Holstad:

    caffeine buzz liquid thrill, chills slowly going down kinda wicked 'n edgy like legs spread wide in razor wrapped dreams, like looking glass lust on lsd, like wigged out flesh of lightening fear, like fried out bits of lovers angst, i lust at you, i live for you, i want you here w/ me

  4. Adam Kurtz:

    Violations are usually the result of things like tourists wanting to get a good, close picture with a seal or a thrill-seeker trying to get a rush, but it’s really frustrating when you see people harass these animals.

  5. De Minaur:

    I had a bit of a thrill last year against (Marin) Cilic, was two-sets-to-love up again and I'm glad I could finally get the win.

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