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shook1

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Pronunciation: /ʃʊk
 
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verb

past of shake.

adjective

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1 (shook up) Emotionally or physically disturbed; upset: she looks pretty shook up from the letter
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  • Young children, I know the firefighters, the original responders, they are shook up.
  • I think he was shook up and might have a bit of whiplash.
  • He was very shook up, but managing well - I would have expected no less from Pat's son.
2 (shook on) Australian /NZ Keen on; enthusiastic about: those stories you read about where two blokes get shook on the same sheila

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shook2

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Pronunciation: /ʃʊk
 
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noun

North American
A set of components ready for assembly into a box or cask.

Origin

late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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