thrill ride

noun

Definition of thrill ride

: a very exciting ride (such as a roller coaster) at an amusement park often used figuratively
  • The campaign has been a thrill ride from the beginning.

Word by Word Definitions

thrill play
  1. : to cause to experience a sudden sharp feeling of excitement

  2. : to cause to have a shivering or tingling sensation

  3. : to cause to vibrate or tremble perceptibly

ride play
  1. : to sit and travel on the back of an animal that one directs

  2. : to travel in or on a conveyance

  3. : to travel as if on a conveyance : be borne

  1. : an act of riding

  2. : a way (such as a road or path) suitable for riding

  3. : any of various mechanical devices (as at an amusement park) for riding on


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