Definition of thrill :
1. A breathing place or hole; a nostril, as of a bird.
2. A drill. See 3d Drill, 1.
3. A sensation as of being thrilled; a tremulous excitement; as, a thrill of horror; a thrill of joy.
4. A warbling; a trill.
5. Hence, to affect, as if by something that pierces or pricks; to cause to have a shivering, throbbing, tingling, or exquisite sensation; to pierce; to penetrate.
6. To feel a sharp, shivering, tingling, or exquisite sensation, running through the body.
7. To hurl; to throw; to cast.
8. To perforate by a pointed instrument; to bore; to transfix; to drill.
9. To pierce, as something sharp; to penetrate; especially, to cause a tingling sensation that runs through the system with a slight shivering; as, a sharp sound thrills through the whole frame.
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feeling (part of speech: noun)
- Do you remember the thrill in the old governor's voice as he dared any but the right stuff to come on? - "Black Rock", Ralph Connor.
- A strange thrill quivered through him as he met her eyes- the sweet, deep, earnest eyes of the woman he loved. - "Thelma", Marie Corelli.
- Leland felt a little thrill as she came towards him. - "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.