frisson
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɹiː.sɔ̃ː/
  • (America) IPA: /fɹiˈsoʊn/, /fɹiˈsõʊn/
Noun

frisson (plural frissons)

  1. A sudden surge of excitement.
    I felt a frisson just as they were about to announce the winner in my category.
  2. A shiver, a thrill.
    Whenever the villain's theme played in the movie I felt a sudden frisson down my back.
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