An example of to thrill is for grandchildren to pay their grandmother a surprise visit.
An example of a thrill is the visiting with a long lost friend.
Was thrilled to learn that she had won the contest.
The thrill of the chase.
Origin of thrill
- Middle English thrillen alteration of thirlen to pierce from Old English thȳrlian from thȳrel hole terə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old English Ã¾yrlian.