shocker

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shock·er

 (shŏk′ər)
n.
One that startles, shocks, or horrifies, as a sensational story or novel.

shocker

(ˈʃɒkə)
n
1. a person or thing that shocks or horrifies
2. a sensational novel, film, or play

shock•er

(ˈʃɒk ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that shocks.
2. a sensational novel, play, etc.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shocker - a shockingly bad person
bad person - a person who does harm to others
2.shocker - a sensational message (in a film or play or novel)
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
Translations
مُزْعِج
hrůza
plage
rohadt dolog
hryllingur
berbat kimse/şey

shocker

[ˈʃɒkəʳ] N
1. it's a shockeres horrible, es un desastre
he's a shockeres un sinvergüenza
2. (Literat) (= cheap book) → novelucha f

shocker

[ˈʃɒkər] n
(news)
The news was a real shocker to him → Il a vraiment été choqué par cette nouvelle.
(book)livre m à sensation; (film)film m à sensation
(mistake)erreur f grossièreshock-horror shock horror [ˌʃɒkˈhɒrər]
modif (= sensational) [story] → à sensation; [headlines] → qui cherche à choquer
excl (humorous)quelle horreur!

shocker

n (inf)Reißer m (inf), → Schocker m (inf); he told me a shocker about conditions in jailer erzählte mir eine Schauergeschichte über die Zustände im Gefängnis; it’s a shockerdas haut einen um (inf); I have a shocker of a coldich habe eine grausige (inf)or entsetzliche Erkältung; he’s a shockerer ist ein ganz Schlimmer (hum)

shocker

[ˈʃɒkəʳ] n (fam) it was a real shockerè stata una vera bomba

shock1

(ʃok) noun
1. a severe emotional disturbance. The news gave us all a shock.
2. (often electric shock) the effect on the body of an electric current. He got a slight shock when he touched the live wire.
3. a sudden blow coming with great force. the shock of an earthquake.
4. a medical condition caused by a severe mental or physical shock. He was suffering from shock after the crash.
verb
to give a shock to; to upset or horrify. Everyone was shocked by his death; The amount of violence shown on television shocks me.
ˈshocker noun
a very unpleasant person or thing. This headache is a real shocker.
ˈshocking adjective
1. causing horror or dismay. shocking news.
2. very bad. a shocking cold.
ˈshockingly adverb
1. very. shockingly expensive.
2. very badly. It was shockingly made.
ˈshock-absorber noun
a device (in a motor car etc) for reducing the effect of bumps.
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30-06 Outdoors* comes a versatile new bowsight called the Shocker ($79.
That was the shocker for me, and only in retrospect did I realize that I had no [female] role models in terms of leadership.
The shocker sticks to clothing or skin, drops into a vertical position, and then begins to deliver 12 to 15 muscle-contracting shocks per second.
While Wilson, Cleveland, Harding, and Reagan (or their physicians) emerge as deceivers, the shocker of this book is that Eisenhower's medical team, which had heretofore been thought to be honest almost to the point of excess, with its daily reports of the general's bowel movements, was also guilty of concealing important medical information from the public.
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Too bad the unheard-of ``Harvie Krumpet'' beat out the Disney/Dali ``Destino'' for animated short, though; a thank you to the Australian guy's boyfriend was hardly the shocker a Roy Disney acceptance speech might have been.
The Shocker worked wonderfully on rotten logs and stumps in the timber, but when I ventured into the open, where grass clumps jutted out of the timberline shale, I was in trouble.
Titled Tru Dawgs, the album includes Silkk The Shocker, Master P, Snoop Dogg, Da Brat, Bizzy Bone and more.
There's more to Silkk the Shocker than the silliest name in hip-hop.
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Other performers on the show include Backstreet Boys, Blondie with Coolio, Cher, Dixie Chicks, Whitney Houston, Los Tigres Del Norte, Master P with Silkk the Shocker & Mo B Dick, Third Eye Blind and Trisha Yearwood dueting with Garth Brooks.