Definition of spine-chiller in English:

spine-chiller

Syllabification: spine-chill·er

noun

  • A story or movie that inspires terror and excitement.
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    • But my spine-chiller craving demands something more along the lines of The Others or The Uninvited.
    • The vicar of Cloughton, near Scarborough, admits he has pulled no punches with his historical spine-chiller The Shadowmancer, which starts with a graphic description of the drowning of an entire ship's crew.
    • The Ancient Greeks could tell a fine spine-chiller.

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