What does thrill mean?

Definitions for thrill
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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

    Etymology: From þyrlian.

  2. thrill(Noun)

    a cause of sudden excitement; a kick

    Etymology: From þyrlian.

  3. thrill(Noun)

    a slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur

    Etymology: From þyrlian.

  4. thrill(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From þyrlian.

  5. thrill(Verb)

    To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.

    Etymology: From þyrlian.

  6. thrill(Verb)

    To pierce.

    Etymology: 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.]

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How to say thrill in sign language?

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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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Magic of color Fascinating, magical seductive chocolate magic of dark skin color girl, molded with a delicate luscious cocoa tinge, molded in delicate shades of ripe tangerine, fresh and juicy orange flavor. Goddess, smeared with oil for the body, the embodiment of temptation and hot temptation. Sex with you is a thrill. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. House Minority Leader Pelosi:

    It is the most exhilarating thrill to be a leader in a party that has that kind of diversity of opinion, it’s our strength.We’re not a rubber stamp.… It isn’t about some of the things that you talked about interparty.It’s a dynamic, but it certainly can work to our advantage.So I don’t see it as an obstacle, no.

  3. 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.

  4. Joe Gibbs:

    It was a thrill for me to be a part of it, it is a great time for us.

  5. Eva Mendes:

    It is such a thrill to open more stores, especially in the Miami Area, i was born in Miami, so this city has always been dear to me.

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