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thrill·er

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

A tale of mystery, espionage, or crime of which the main purpose is to entertain with suspense and shock.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thriller - a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie
adventure story, heroic tale - a story of an adventure
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thriller

[ˈθrɪlər] n (= movie) → thriller m (= book) → thriller m, roman m à suspense (= play) → pièce f à suspense
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thriller

nReißer m (inf); (= whodunnit)Krimi m, → Thriller m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thriller

[ˈθrɪləʳ] nthriller m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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