from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that startles, shocks, or horrifies, as a sensational story or novel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Agent noun of shock: one who shocks; a person or thing that shocks or startles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who shocks; specifically, a bad character.
- n. That which shocks; specifically, a vulgarly exciting tale or description. Compare penny dreadful, under dreadful, n.
- n. A machine for shocking corn: same as ricker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shockingly bad person
- n. a sensational message (in a film or play or novel)
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
When the biggest shocker comes from the widely-unseen The Secret of Kells being nominated for Best Animated Feature, then the prediction system worked as it should.
The shocker is that someone actually ponyed up more $ to do another one.
The shocker is that immediately following, on NBCâ€ ™ s msm news with Brian Williams, an entirely different picture of Rum was presented.
The shocker is not really Google Checkout predatory pricing, but the "content policy," or what you can't buy (or more specifically sell).
One shocker is the argument that germs are one of the main reasons for cultural expansion.
The shocker was the grandma coming up, grandma comes up and she gets naked and just kind of hung out naked, which was really, really awkward.
The shocker was a paragraph that extended full citizenship to any resident of Canon space who, never having stood in arms against Canon, claimed it formally.