thrilled

adjective
\ ˈthrild How to pronounce thrilled (audio) \

Definition of thrilled

: extremely pleased and excited I was thrilled to be chosen. No wonder the teachers had been so thrilled when I'd raised my hand.— Ann M. Martin He was also named governor of Virginia, but he wasn't thrilled [=wasn't pleased/happy] about that.— Joy Hakim

First Known Use of thrilled

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thrilled was in 1880

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“Thrilled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrilled. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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thrilled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of thrilled

: very excited and happy

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