shook


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to shook: shook hand

shook 1

 (sho͝ok)
n.
A set of parts for assembling a barrel or packing box.

[Probably from shook cask, variant of shaken cask, cask broken down for shipment, from shaken, dismantled and packed for transport, past participle of shake, to scatter, shed.]

shook 2

 (sho͝ok)
v.
Past tense of shake.

shook

(ʃʊk)
n
1. (in timber working) a set of parts ready for assembly, esp of a barrel
2. (Agriculture) a group of sheaves piled together on end; shock
[C18: of unknown origin]

shook

(ʃʊk)
vb
the past tense of shake
adj
informal Austral and NZ keen on; enthusiastic about

shook

(ʃʊk)

v.
1. pt. of shake.
adj.
2. Also, shook′ up′.Informal. strongly affected by an event; emotionally unsettled.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shook - a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment
barrel, cask - a cylindrical container that holds liquids
Translations

shook

[ˈʃʊk] pt of shakeshook-up [ˌʃʊkˈʌp] adj
to be shook-up about sth → être secoué(e) par qch

shook

2
n (of corn)Garbenbündel nt, → Hocke f

shook

pret de shake
References in classic literature ?
And Meg shook her head, as she thought regretfully of all the pretty things she wanted.
And Jo shook the blue army sock till the needles rattled like castanets, and her ball bounded across the room.
exclaimed the excitable man, as he shook hands with Tom and Ned and noted the packing evidences all about.
This last remark made me bashful, and I shook my head and settled down to `Jesse James.
That shook the My Music X team into action and yesterday they revealed 'Harlem' inventor Buer would be bopping into Dubai for their three-day festival at Atlantis, The Palm.
12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steak 'n Shake[R], one of the most beloved and longest established brands in the premium burger and milk shake segment of the restaurant industry, shook up Times Square today with the launch of its first Steak 'n Shake Signature[R] restaurant concept to hungry New Yorkers who waited hours to get a taste of the first ever Steak 'n Shake in New York City.
During the conference, Turki refused to go over to shake the hand of Ayalon, but shook Ayalon's hand when the Israeli official came over to him.