Synonyms of thrill in English:


See definition of thrill


1‘the thrill of jumping out of an aeroplane’


excitement, feeling of excitement, thrilling experience, stimulation, sensation, glow, tingle, titillation

fun, enjoyment, amusement, delight, joy, pleasure, treat, adventure

informal buzz, kick

North American informal charge

2‘a thrill of excitement ran through her’


tremor, wave, rush, surge, flash, flush, blaze, stab, dart, throb, tremble, quiver, flutter, shudder, vibration

flow, gush, stream, flood, torrent


1‘even though he couldn't read, the sight of books thrilled him’


excite, stimulate, arouse, rouse, inspire, give joy to, delight, give pleasure to, stir, stir up, exhilarate, intoxicate, electrify, galvanize, move, motivate, fire, fire with enthusiasm, fire someone's imagination, fuel, brighten, animate, lift, quicken

informal give someone a buzz, give someone a kick

North American informal give someone a charge



2‘he thrilled at the sound of her voice’


be excited, feel excited, tingle, feel joy

informal get a buzz out of, get a kick out of

North American informal get a charge out of

3‘the shock of alarm thrilled through her’


rush, race, surge, cascade, course, flood, flow, gush, wash, well up, sweep, flash, blaze, throb, quiver, shiver, flutter, shudder, vibrate