Definition of horror story noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    horror story

    BrE BrE//ˈhɒrə stɔːri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɔːrər stɔːri//
    Types of story
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  1. 1a story about strange and frightening things that is designed to entertain people See related entries: Types of story
  2. 2(informal) a report that describes an experience of a situation as very unpleasant horror stories about visits to the dentist
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: horror story