thriller

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

thrill +‎ -er

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thriller (plural thrillers)

  1. Something that thrills.
    • 2012 December 29, Paul Doyle, “Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle”, in The Guardian[1]:
      While Arsenal had enjoyed a Boxing Day break thanks to the cancellation of their game against West Ham, Newcastle had come out of the wrong end of a thriller at Old Trafford and Pardew said that strain accounted for his side conceding four goals at the Emirates after Demba Ba had drawn Newcastle level for the third time in the 69th minute.
  2. (film, literature) A suspenseful, sensational genre of story, book, play or film.

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  • (A suspenseful, sensational genre of fiction): pulp novel

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English thriller.

Noun[edit]

thriller m

  1. thriller (suspenseful, sensational genre of story, book, play or film.)

Further reading[edit]

  • thriller in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English thriller.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁi.lɛʁ/, (anglicized) /sʁi.lœʁ/

Noun[edit]

thriller m (plural thrillers)

  1. thriller

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English thriller.

Noun[edit]

thriller m (invariable)

  1. thriller (film, book etc)

Further reading[edit]

  • thriller in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English thriller.

Noun[edit]

thriller m (plural thrillers or thriller)

  1. thriller (film, book etc.)

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