cheap thrill

UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "cheap thrill":
singular cheap thrill plural cheap thrills
something that is exciting but does not give real satisfaction

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cheap — 1 /tSi:p/ adjective 1 PRICE not at all expensive, or lower in price than you expected: You re just not going to find a cheap leather coat. | the cheapest TV on the market | dirt cheap (=extremely low in price): These CDs are dirt cheap. see… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • thrill — 1 noun 1 (C) a sudden strong feeling of excitement and pleasure, or the thing that makes you feel this: get a thrill out of: Even though I ve been acting for years, I still get a thrill out of going on stage. | give sb a thrill: Pete reckons that …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • thrill — thrill1 [θrıl] n 1.) a sudden strong feeling of excitement and pleasure, or the thing that makes you feel this ▪ Winning first place must have been quite a thrill. the thrill of (doing) sth (=the excitement you get from something) ▪ the thrill of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • cheap — adj., adv. 1 low price VERBS ▪ be, be going ▪ a brand new radio going cheap ▪ buy sth, get sth, sell sth ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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