- 1thrill (to do something) thrill (of doing something) a strong feeling of excitement or pleasure; an experience that gives you this feeling It gave me a big thrill to meet my favorite author in person. the thrill of catching a really big fish She gets an obvious thrill out of performing. They were just in search of cheap thrills (= excitement that has no real value).
- 2a sudden strong feeling that produces a physical effect A thrill of alarm ran through him. Idioms
the excitement that is involved in dangerous or scary activities or movies a slickly paced thriller that provides viewers with multiple thrills and chills Experience the thrills and spills of surfing!
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