Meaning of kilig in English:


Pronunciation /kɪˈliːɡ/


  • 1Causing or characterized by a feeling of exhilaration or elation.

    ‘the fans went wild with the kilig moments they shared on stage’
    • ‘it's their most kilig movie to date’
    1. 1.1(of a person) exhilarated or elated by an exciting or romantic experience.
      • ‘I get kilig every time I hear this song’


mass nounPhilippines
  • A feeling of exhilaration or elation caused by an exciting or romantic experience.

    ‘she could not contain her smiles and kilig, especially when he brought a bouquet of flowers just for her’
    • ‘that feeling that the kilig is gone isn't reason to give up on your relationship’


Tagalog, ‘a thrill’.