thriller


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thrill·er

 (thrĭl′ər)
n.
One that thrills, especially a sensational or suspenseful book, story, play, or movie.

thriller

(ˈθrɪlə)
n
1. (Theatre) a book, film, play, etc, depicting crime, mystery, or espionage in an atmosphere of excitement and suspense
2. a person or thing that thrills

thrill•er

(ˈθrɪl ər)

n.
1. an exciting, suspenseful play or story, esp. a mystery story.
2. a person or thing that thrills.
[1885–90]

thriller

A tale of mystery, espionage, or crime of which the main purpose is to entertain with suspense and shock.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thriller - a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie
adventure story, heroic tale - a story of an adventure
Translations
napínavé dílonapínavý příběh
gyser
trilleri
triler
krimi
hrollvekja, spennu-
スリラー
추리 소설
napínavé dielo
srhljivka
rysare
เรื่องเขย่าขวัญ
gerilim filmipolisiyepolisiye roman
truyện ly kỳ

thriller

[ˈθrɪləʳ] N (= novel) → novela f de suspense or (LAm) de suspenso, novela f de misterio; (= film) → película f de suspense or (LAm) de suspenso, thriller m

thriller

[ˈθrɪlər] n (= movie) → thriller m (= book) → thriller m, roman m à suspense (= play) → pièce f à suspense

thriller

nReißer m (inf); (= whodunnit)Krimi m, → Thriller m

thriller

[ˈθrɪləʳ] nthriller m inv

thrill

(θril) verb
to (cause someone to) feel excitement. She was thrilled at/by the invitation.
noun
1. an excited feeling. a thrill of pleasure/expectation.
2. something which causes this feeling. Meeting the Queen was a great thrill.
ˈthriller noun
an exciting novel or play, usually about crime, detectives etc. I always take a thriller to read on the train.
ˈthrilling adjective
exciting.

thriller

تَشْويق napínavý příběh gyser Thriller θρίλερ obra de suspense, obra de suspenso trilleri thriller triler giallo スリラー 추리 소설 thriller grøsser thriller livro ou filme de suspense триллер rysare เรื่องเขย่าขวัญ polisiye truyện ly kỳ 惊悚片
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