Definition of 'thriller'
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In a land obsessed with dark thrillers, his crimes are the story of the century. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I love a tense thriller! The Sun (2016)One of the ideas that stuck with us was making some kind of mystery or thriller. The Sun (2009)This is a thriller and love story all at once. The Sun (2015)It is a surreal satire about spy thrillers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Was the historical detail interesting or did it hinder your enjoyment of the book as a thriller? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This tense political thriller follows the search for a missing man by his wife and father. The Sun (2009)Thriller about a film crew who face trouble from a war criminal. The Sun (2010)This is funny entertainment wrapped around a tense thriller. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Steady your nerves for this tense thriller. The Sun (2014)It meant he was in demand for comedies and romances as much as for action films and thrillers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The match was a thriller, played in driving snow. The Sun (2016)Denzel Washington shines in this creepy suspense thriller. The Sun (2009)Prometheus is a majestic, horrific thriller of a story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Anyway, this first episode was interesting because it was far more love story than thriller. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Thankfully, this tense heist thriller is one of his finest films for years. The Sun (2011)Packed with twists and turns, this brilliantly tense thriller will get your blood pumping. The Sun (2015)With supernatural undertones, this thriller provides more suspense and intrigue than you can swing your tutu at. The Sun (2011)A taut and tense thriller so polished you can see your face in it. The Sun (2011)The war thriller tells the story of a doomed ship carrying parts for what would become the Hiroshima bomb. The Sun (2015)Some people write crime thrillers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What about the spy thriller? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Mobile phones have changed espionage thrillers more than all the WMD in the evil world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sadly, though, it aims to be a tense thriller. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'thriller'
British English: thriller /ˈθrɪlə/ NOUN
A thriller is a book, film, or play that tells an exciting story about something such as criminal activities or spying.
...a tense crime thriller.
- American English: thriller
- Arabic: تَشْويق
- Brazilian Portuguese: livro ou filme de suspense
- Chinese: 惊悚片
- Croatian: triler
- Czech: napínavý příběh
- Danish: gyser
- Dutch: thriller
- European Spanish: obra de suspense
- Finnish: trilleri
- French: thriller
- German: Thriller
- Greek: θρίλερ
- Italian: giallo racconto
- Japanese: スリラー
- Korean: 추리 소설
- Norwegian: grøsser
- Polish: thriller
- European Portuguese: livro ou filme de suspense
- Romanian: thriller
- Russian: триллер
- Spanish: obra de suspenso
- Swedish: rysare
- Thai: เรื่องเขย่าขวัญ
- Turkish: polisiye
- Ukrainian: трилер
- Vietnamese: truyện ly kỳ
Definition of thriller from the Collins English Dictionary
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