horror story

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horror story ‎(plural horror stories)

  1. A fictional narrative of distressing events.
    The film is based on a horror story by Edgar Allan Poe.
  2. A disturbing rumour.
    We've heard horror stories about people being attacked in the elevator.
  3. A bad experience.
    It was more of a horror story than a vacation.

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