Quantcast
Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

horror

Save
1horror/ˈhorɚ/noun
pluralhorrors
1horror
/ˈhorɚ/
noun
pluralhorrors
Learner's definition of HORROR  
[noncount] : a very strong feeling of fear, dread, and shock
[noncount] : the quality of something that causes feelings of fear, dread, and shock: the horrible or shocking quality or character of something
: something that causes feelings of fear, dread, and shock: something that is shocking and horrible
[count]
[noncount]
[count]chiefly British, informal : a child who behaves very badly

have a horror of

: to have a strong dislike for or fear of (something)

horror of horrors

informal + humorous
— used to describe something as shocking or horrible

shock horror

— see 3shock
2horror/ˈhorɚ/adjective
2horror
/ˈhorɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of HORROR  
always used before a noun
: intended to cause feelings of fear or horror
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up horror? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.