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thrill
American English: /θrɪl/
British English: /θrɪl/

Translation of thrill in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (tremor, wave) he felt a thrill of fear
    se estremeció de miedo
    just thinking about it sent a thrill down his spine
    se estremecía de solo pensarlo
    Example sentences
    • But most of all I'm getting thrills of emotions that I haven't felt for such a long time, that I'd almost forgotten.
    • At points it hugs the very edge of the rim, giving me a nervous thrill.
    • Hikari knew the striking thrill of emotion before she could even think about it.
    1.2 (excitement) all the thrills and spills of Formula One racing
    todas las emociones de las carreras de Fórmula Uno
    meeting her was a real thrill
    fue verdaderamente emocionante conocerla
    me hizo mucha ilusión conocerla (Spain)
    what a thrill! he gets a thrill out of the kids' enjoyment
    él goza con que los niños disfruten
    he got a cheap thrill out of spying on them
    se excitaba or se regodeaba espiándolos
    Example sentences
    • He felt the thrill and excitement tingle up his back and he gave a small shiver, stepping closer to her.
    • Even when it came, the first 0-0 draw of the World Cup between world champions France and Uruguay, was full of thrills, drama and excitement.
    • For the growing tribe of philatelists in the city, stamp collection provides a window to the world with all the thrills and pleasures of an educative and fascinating hobby.
    Example sentences
    • The thrill and sheer experience of Rome is very distinctive and unique.
    • That experience was a thrill for me, especially when he commented that I caught on rather quickly to things that had taken him most of his childhood to master.
    • Listening to Scott's deep pride and simple joy as she described her Olympic experience was a thrill.

transitive verb

  • it thrilled me to think that …
    me emocionaba or (in Spain also) me hacía mucha ilusión pensar que …
    the prospect doesn't exactly thrill me
    la verdad es que la perspectiva no me entusiasma
    Example sentences
    • For their part, the people were thrilled with their new Queen.
    • I answer all me fan mail personally and I believe in that, because I'm thrilled to bits.
    • But you know, we're just thrilled with the success that the show has had.

intransitive verb

  • to thrill to something
    estremecerse con algo
    Example sentences
    • Contempt is a daring idea to build a character around, much less a whole movie, and you thrill to Norton's hyperactive rant, his attitude.
    • What urban child doesn't thrill to the idea of clear pools and islands, the cleanness, the space, the apparently ownerless wilderness that they can call their own?
    • We thrill to their victories, commit their most heroic moments to memory, defend our favourite players with almost theological passion.

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