Definition of thrilling in English:

thrilling

adjective

  • Causing excitement and pleasure; exhilarating.

    ‘a thrilling adventure’
    ‘it's very thrilling to be here and to congratulate the team on another splendid success’
    • ‘On their final day of school before the Easter break, the active under fives joined the Easter bunny in a thrilling egg hunt.’
    • ‘Book your program reservations in advance to ensure your own thrilling dolphin encounter.’
    • ‘The first few days of being away from them and the rest of the family were thrilling.’
    • ‘The next 10 weeks would be the most exasperating and thrilling of my entire journalistic career.’
    • ‘Every minute of the included material is thrilling.’
    • ‘While the results to date haven't been financially thrilling, all it took me to get going was $1,000, which was reasonable.’
    • ‘Hawthorn have ended a miserable week with an agonising 12-point defeat to Carlton in a thrilling encounter at Docklands in Melbourne.’
    • ‘It was a thrilling experience to see the boats afloat over the stream.’
    • ‘It was thrilling to be a part of it, then disappointing to be left out.’
    • ‘However, reading the book was nowhere near as thrilling as meeting the author proved to be!’
    • ‘Their battle in April was one of the more thrilling heavyweight title fights of recent memory.’
    • ‘Gades and company give intense performances of intricate grace, stunning beauty and thrilling machismo.’
    • ‘It was certainly quite thrilling to be in the Queen's Honours List.’
    • ‘The thrilling high jinks of last weekend had the crowd anticipating similarly spectacular bursts of action.’
    • ‘I just thought it was thrilling to watch it.’
    • ‘No matter how far away I am from the stage, though, I find going to opera is a thrilling experience.’
    • ‘The prospect of playing in the National League is thrilling, but also very daunting.’
    • ‘Seeing one fly overhead is a thrilling experience.’
    • ‘The medley relays brought events in the pool to a thrilling climax.’
    • ‘It's thrilling to be a participant in making music like that.’

Pronunciation

thrilling

/ˈθrɪlɪŋ/