Word Origin Old English thrǣl ‘slave’, from Old Norse thræll.Idiomsnounjump to other results
BrE BrE//θrɔːl//; NAmE NAmE//θrɔːl//
(literary) controlled or strongly influenced by somebody/something His gaze held her in thrall. She was in thrall to her emotions.
in (somebody’s/something’s) thrall, in thrall to somebody/somethingjump to other results