noun \ˈshä-kər\

: something that shocks people

Full Definition of SHOCKER

:  one that shocks; especially :  something horrifying or offensive (as a sensational film or work of fiction)

Examples of SHOCKER

  1. The ending of the movie is a real shocker.
  2. Their divorce was a shocker.

First Known Use of SHOCKER

circa 1824


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