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Definition of "shocker" [shocker]

  • One that startles, shocks, or horrifies, as a sensational story or novel. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shocker" in a sentence
  • "England shocker is no longer a surpriseEngland had another of their humbling moments at Wembley on Tuesday, shocking the nation with their inability to even look like beating a fledgling football country with a population of just 670,000."
  • "Mize, 50, and Norman, 54, forever linked because of Mize's 140-foot chip-in shocker to beat Norman on the second playoff hole of the 1987 Masters, made early and sustained appearances on the white scoreboards — Mize with a 67 and Norman with a 70."
  • "The only shocker is how brazenly overt these people have become. gl, From Pittsburgh"