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Pronunciation of Horror: Learn how to pronounce Horror in English correctly

Learn how to say Horror correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word horror:

1 [mass noun] an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust:
children screamed in horror
a thing causing a feeling of horror:
photographs showed the horror of the tragedy
[count noun]:
the horrors of civil war
a literary or film genre concerned with arousing feelings of horror:
[as modifier]:
a horror film
intense dismay:
to her horror she found that a thief had stolen the machine
[as exclamation] (horrors) chiefly humorous used to express dismay:
horrors, two buttons were missing!
[in singular] intense dislike:
many have a horror of consulting a dictionary
(the horrors) an attack of extreme nervousness or anxiety:
the mere thought of it gives me the horrors
2 informal a bad or mischievous person, especially a child:
that little horror Zach was around

Middle English: via Old French from Latin horror, from horrere ‘tremble, shudder’ (see horrid)