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English definition of “thriller”

thriller

noun [C]     /ˈθrɪl.ər/ US  //
B1 a book, play, or film that has an exciting story, often about solving a crime: It's described here as a taut psychological thriller.Types of film, play, book etc.
(Definition of thriller noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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