Associations to the word «Thrill»

Wiktionary

THRILL, verb. (ergative) To suddenly excite someone, or to give someone great pleasure; to (figuratively) electrify; to experience such a sensation.
THRILL, verb. (ergative) To (cause something to) tremble or quiver.
THRILL, verb. (obsolete) To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill.
THRILL, verb. (obsolete) To hurl; to throw; to cast.
THRILL, noun. A trembling or quivering, especially one caused by emotion.
THRILL, noun. A cause of sudden excitement; a kick.
THRILL, noun. (medicine) A slight quivering of the heart that accompanies a cardiac murmur.
THRILL, noun. A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird.
THRILL KILL, noun. (idiomatic) An act of murder motivated solely by the murderer's desire to have a very exciting experience.
THRILL KILL, noun. (attributive) (usually hyphenated) Of, pertaining to, or being such an act of murder.
THRILL KILLER, noun. (idiomatic) A murderer who is motivated by a strong personal desire to have a very exciting experience.
THRILL KILLING, noun. Alternative form of thrill kill

Dictionary definition

THRILL, noun. The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".
THRILL, noun. An almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him".
THRILL, noun. Something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel".
THRILL, verb. Cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input; "The men were thrilled by a loud whistle blow".
THRILL, verb. Feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine".
THRILL, verb. Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.
THRILL, verb. Fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle