horror of horrors

Definition of horror of horrors

informal + humorous

  1. —used to describe something as shocking or horrible There was no television at the cabin, so—horror of horrors!—we had to spend the evenings reading books and playing board games.

Word by Word Definitions

horrorplay
  1. :  painful and intense fear, dread, or dismay

    :  intense aversion or repugnance

    :  the quality of inspiring horror :  repulsive, horrible, or dismal quality or character

  1. :  calculated to inspire feelings of dread or horror :  bloodcurdling

horrorhorrors
  1. :  painful and intense fear, dread, or dismay

    :  intense aversion or repugnance

    :  the quality of inspiring horror :  repulsive, horrible, or dismal quality or character

  1. :  calculated to inspire feelings of dread or horror :  bloodcurdling


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