thriller

noun
ADJECTIVE
gripping (esp. BrE), taut
best-selling
classic
action, comedy, crime, erotic, legal, mystery, noir, political, psychological, science-fiction, spy, supernatural, suspense

a gripping political thriller

VERB + THRILLER
craft

his renown for crafting thrillers

direct, write

She had always wanted to write a spy thriller.

read, watch
THRILLER + NOUN
writer
genre
PREPOSITION
in a/the thriller

one of the characters in the thriller

thriller by

a new thriller by this American writer


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  • Thriller 25 — Album par Michael Jackson Sortie 8 février 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thriller 25 — Álbum de estudio de Michael Jackson Publicación 8 de febrero de 2008[1] Grabación 1982 – 2007 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thriller — may refer to: * Thriller (album), an album by American pop singer Michael Jackson ** Thriller (song), the 1984 single from the above album ** Thriller (music video), a thirteen minute music video of the above song ** Thriller 25 , special edition …   Wikipedia

  • Thriller — Sm spannender Film per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. thriller, zu ne. thrill durchdringen, zittern machen , aus ae. þyrel n. Loch, Durchgang , zu ae. þurh ganz durch .    Ebenso nndl. thriller, ne. thriller, nfrz.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • thriller — THRÍLLER s.n. Roman, piesă de teatru sau film de groază. [pr.: trílăr] – cuv. engl. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  THRILLER [pr.: trílăr] thrillere n. Roman, piesă de teatru, film de groază, cu scene violente. /cuv …   Dicționar Român

  • Thriller — Thriller: Die Bezeichnung für »ganz auf Spannungseffekte abgestellter ‹Kriminal›film, Nervenreißer« ist ein Fremdwort, das in der 1. Hälfte des 20. Jh.s aus dem Engl. Amerik. übernommen wurde. Engl. thriller bedeutet wörtlich etwa »etwas, was in… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • thriller — / ɵrilə/, it. / tril:ɛr/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) thrill far rabbrividire, eccitare ], usato in ital. al masch. (lett., cinem.) [narrazione o spettacolo che produce tensione, brivido o addirittura terrore: i t. di Agatha Christie ] ▶◀ giallo,… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

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  • thriller — (n.) 1889, sensational story, agent noun from THRILL (Cf. thrill) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

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