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chiller

[ chil-er ]
/ ˈtʃɪl ər /
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noun

a person or thing that chills.
Informal. a frightening or suspenseful story or film; melodrama.
a device for cooling or refrigerating.

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Origin of chiller

First recorded in 1790–1800; chill + -er1
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chiller
/ (ˈtʃɪlə) /

noun

informal short for spine-chiller
NZ a refrigerated storage area for meat
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