Definition of shocker in English:

shocker

Line breaks: shock¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒkə
 
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noun

informal
1Something that shocks, especially through being unacceptable or sensational: the play’s penultimate sequence is a shocker
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  • The shocker, however, was the big jump in problem loans from a bank with ‘a squeaky clean reputation for managing credit risk.’
  • This is one of those movies where the third act feels like the second act, because the shocker in the third act isn't shocking enough to be interesting without further exploration.
  • The real shocker was that naproxen also appeared to pose a problem.
1.1A person who behaves badly or acts in a sensational manner: I was a shocker when I was younger
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  • These are people that are free like you and me, but that is never enough for such shockers.
  • These shockers should have thought of that before they bombed us, shouldn't they?
  • If you want to see the absolute shockers that we share this beautiful country with then you cannot ignore it.
2British A shock absorber: incorrect loading results in overloaded tyres and shockers

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