thrilling

adjective
thrill·​ing | \ ˈthri-liŋ How to pronounce thrilling (audio) \

Definition of thrilling

: causing a feeling of great excitement or happiness a thrilling discovery a thrilling performance … flashes into the end zone to give the Rams the winning touchdown in the most thrilling Super Bowl finish ever.— Rick Reilly

Other Words from thrilling

thrillingly \ ˈthri-​liŋ-​lē How to pronounce thrilling (audio) \ adverb
Who, in fact, are the good guys and who are the bad guys in the dramas that unfold here so thrillingly? — Marie Winn … this is a powerful and thrillingly strange movie … — Terrence Rafferty

First Known Use of thrilling

1768, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of thrilling was in 1768

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“Thrilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thrilling. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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thrilling

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of thrilling

: very exciting

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