Definition by Mirriam-Webster:
... one that produces thrills ; especially : a work of fiction or drama designed to hold the interest by the use of a high degree of action, intrigue, adventure, or suspense.
(First coined, according to M-W's Tenth, in 1889)
The only sub-definition is: Techno-thriller: a thriller whose plot relies on modern technology
(No notation about when first coined.)
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