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1 horror /ˈhorɚ/ noun
plural horrors
1 horror
/ˈhorɚ/
noun
plural horrors
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
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[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
2 horror /ˈhorɚ/ adjective
2 horror
/ˈhorɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of HORROR
always used before a noun
: intended to cause feelings of fear or horror
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