thrill - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/θrɪl/
singularthrill
pluralthrills
  1. a sudden feeling of being very excited and pleased
    the thrill of (doing something):

    the thrill of visiting a new city

    give someone a thrill:

    Winning in Sydney gave her the biggest thrill yet.

    thrill-seekers (=people who like doing exciting and dangerous things):

    Two young thrill-seekers had climbed onto the roof of a train.

    1. a.
      something that gives you a thrill

      There’s no bigger thrill for me than playing on stage.