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British English: /ˈhɒrə/
American English: /ˈhɔrər/

Translation of horror in German:


  • 1
    at über + Akk.
    Grausen, das
    she screamed in horror
    sie schrie voller Entsetzen
    there was [an expression of] horror on her face
    Entsetzen/Grauen stand ihr im Gesicht geschrieben
    have a horror of somebody/something/doing something
    einen Horror vor jemandem/etwas haben/einen Horror davor haben, etwas zu tun
    have a fit of the horrors
    spiders gave her the horrors
    vor Spinnen hatte sie eine panische Angst
    he gives me the horrors
    er ist mir unheimlich
  • 2 [colloquial]
    (dismay) at über + Akk.
  • 3 (horrifying quality)
    Grauenhaftigkeit, die
    (horrifying thing)
    Gräuel, der
    (horrifying person) ‘Six Die in Blaze Horror’
    „Sechs Tote in flammendem Inferno“
    Chamber of Horrors (literal or figurative)
    Schreckenskabinett, das

adjective (attrib)

  • (comic, -film, -geschichte)


  • horror[s]!
    wie schrecklich!
    [colloquial] [humorous]
    horror of horrors!
    o Schreck, o Graus!
    [colloquial] [humorous]

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