Definition of shocker
: one that shocks; especially : something horrifying or offensive (such as a sensational film or work of fiction)
Examples of shocker in a Sentence
The ending of the movie is a real shocker.
Their divorce was a shocker.
Recent Examples of shocker from the Web
That in many classrooms will be a shocker for a lot of students.
And apparently, Pretty Little Liars creator I. Marlene King and actress Troian Bellisario—who plays both Spencer and her mirror image, Alex Drake—have been planning the shocker that concluded the soapy drama on Tuesday night for years.
With offbeat selections like Björk and Bob Seger to more obvious drag staples (shocker: these queens really like Cher and Bette Midler), the 100-song playlist is sure to provide inspiration for a performance or two.
The Bulls' acquisition of Kris Dunn in a trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves at the NBA draft isn't a shocker.
The Shockers were matched up with another team that was arguably under seeded, No.
Since there was massive amounts of hullabaloo surrounding Beast Mode coming out of retirement and getting traded from the Seahawks to Oakland in late April, this news registers as the opposite of a shocker.
Even more than the Brexit vote and more than Trump’s victory, this was a shocker.
Taylor provides the day's shocker in the NCAA 10,000.
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Definition of shocker for English Language Learners
: something that shocks people
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