techno-thriller

noun
tech·​no-thrill·​er | \ ˈtek-nō-ˌthri-lər How to pronounce techno-thriller (audio) , -nə- \

Definition of techno-thriller

: a thriller whose plot relies on modern technology

First Known Use of techno-thriller

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Techno-thriller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/techno-thriller. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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