thrills and chills

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of thrills and chills

US
: exciting and scary parts
  • a movie with a lot of thrills and chills

Word by Word Definitions

thrill play thrills
  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

chill play chills
  1. : a sensation of cold accompanied by shivering

  2. : a disagreeable sensation of coldness

  3. : a moderate but disagreeable degree of cold

  1. : moderately cold

  2. : cold, raw

  3. : affected by cold

  1. : to become cold

  2. : to shiver or quake with or as if with cold

  3. : to become taken with a chill


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