rude shock

noun

Definition of rude shock

: an unpleasant surprise
  • If you think this job is going to be easy, you're in for a rude shock.

Word by Word Definitions

rude play
  1. : being in a rough or unfinished state : crude

  2. : natural, raw

  3. : primitive, undeveloped

shock play
  1. : a sudden or violent mental or emotional disturbance

  2. : a disturbance in the equilibrium or permanence of something

  3. : something that causes such disturbance

  1. : to strike with surprise, terror, horror, or disgust

  2. : to cause to undergo a physical or nervous shock

  3. : to subject to the action of an electrical discharge

  1. : a thick bushy mass (as of hair)

  1. : bushy, shaggy

  1. : a pile of sheaves of grain or stalks of corn set up in a field with the butt ends down

  1. : to collect into shocks


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