surprise, surprise

Definition of surprise, surprise

informal

  1. —used to say in a joking or ironic way that something is not surprising at all “She's going to be late again.” “Surprise, surprise.”

Word by Word Definitions

surprise
  1. :  an attack made without warning

    :  a taking unawares

    :  something that surprises

  1. :  to attack unexpectedly

    :  to capture by an unexpected attack

    :  to take unawares


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