Simple Definition of horror story
: a story about an actual event or experience that is very unpleasant
: an experience that is very unpleasant
Full Definition of horror story
: an account of an unsettling or unfortunate occurrence <heard horror stories about recent layoffs>; also : something unsettling or unfortunate <his childhood was a horror story>
Examples of horror story
We've all heard horror stories about airlines losing people's luggage.
Her childhood was a horror story.
First Known Use of horror story
Rhymes with horror story
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