Definition of October surprise in English:

October surprise

Syllabification: Oc·to·ber sur·prise

Entry from US English dictionary


  • Any political event orchestrated (or apparently orchestrated) in the month before an election, in the hopes of affecting the outcome: even the much-vaunted October surprise might fail to move the race in one direction or another

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