surprise, surprise

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of surprise, surprise

informal
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 play
  1. : an attack made without warning

  2. : a taking unawares

  3. : something that surprises

  1. : to attack unexpectedly

  2. : to take unawares

  3. : to detect or elicit by a taking unawares


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