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Definition of thrill
a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure:the thrill of jumping out of an airplane an experience that produces a feeling of excitement and pleasure. a wave or nervous tremor of emotion or sensation:a thrill of excitement ran through her archaic a throb or pulsation. Medicine a vibratory movement or resonance heard through a stethoscope.
1 [with object] cause (someone) to have a sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure:his kiss thrilled and excited her I’m thrilled to death they were thrilled to pieces (as adjective thrilling)a thrilling adventure [no object] experience a feeling of excitement and pleasure:thrill to the magic of the world 's greatest guitarist 2 [no object] (of an emotion or sensation) pass with a nervous tremor:the shock of alarm thrilled through her literary quiver or throb.