Definition of horror story
- heard horror stories about recent layoffs
- his childhood was a horror story
We've all heard horror stories about airlines losing people's luggage.
Her childhood was a horror story.
: a story about an actual event or experience that is very unpleasant
: an experience that is very unpleasant
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