AskDefine | Define thriller

Dictionary Definition

thriller n : a suspenseful adventure story or play or movie

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

-er thrill

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. Something that thrills, especially a suspenseful, sensational genre of story, book, play or film.

Translations

something that thrills

See also

Extensive Definition

Thriller may refer to:
thriller in Danish: Thriller
thriller in Spanish: Thriller
thriller in French: Thriller
thriller in Italian: Thriller
thriller in Hebrew: מותחן
thriller in Dutch: Thriller

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

3-D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Marchen, Technicolor, Western, Western story, Westerner, adventure story, allegory, animated cartoon, apologue, bedtime story, black-and-white film, cartoon, chiller, cinema, color film, creepie, detective story, dime novel, documentary, documentary film, educational film, fable, fabliau, fairy tale, fantasy, feature, fiction, film, flick, flicker, folk story, folktale, gest, ghost story, gothic, horror picture, horse opera, legend, love story, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, mystery, mystery story, myth, mythology, mythos, newsreel, nudie, nursery tale, parable, penny dreadful, photodrama, photoplay, picture, picture show, pornographic film, preview, romance, science fiction, shilling shocker, shocker, short, silent, silent film, skin flick, sneak preview, space fiction, space opera, spaghetti Western, suspense story, talkie, talking picture, trailer, underground film, whodunit, work of fiction
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