in thrall

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in thrall

literary
:in a state of being controlled or strongly influenced by someone or something
  • He was completely in thrall to her.
  • He was completely in her thrall.

Word by Word Definitions

thrall play
  1. : a state of servitude or submission

  2. : a state of complete absorption

  3. : a servant slave : bondman

  1. : enthrall, enslave


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