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shocker

Something that is especially startling, shocking, or surprising. Often used sarcastically. The ending was a shocker. I did not see that coming! A: "I heard that Tom and Martha are getting a divorce." B: "After how many times they cheated on each other? What a shocker."

shocker

n. something shocking. Now, here’s a shocker for you!
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"The alarm system has been in place for six to eight months, but the shocker is an addition I've put on in the last months.
Not only does The Shocker work great, but it looks great as well.
After his release, Shocker appeared in an exhibition tournament in Denver, Colo., but pitched poorly.
It makes recent shockers such as The Conjuring look like kids' stuff.
WHAT A SHOCKER Ramires stamps on Karim El Ahmadi and is sent off by referee Chris Foy
He calls himself the "firecracker" of the group and hopes to incorporate a fun aspect while raising awareness and increasing the acceptance of all Shockers. In the works for the spring semester is WSU's Pride Week as well as the 3rd Annual "Finals Are a Drag-Show."
As she opened the door, both defendants barged in and used an electric shocker on her.
PORTLAND - It was no surprise who pulled off the first shocker of the NCAA Tournament.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admitted it would have been a real "shocker" had Arsenal crashed out at home to Leeds.
GREAT Britain's Mara Yamauchi is confident she will be able to bounce back from her "shocker" of a performance in yesterday's ING New York Marathon.
We sailed well, then had a shocker, sailed well and then had a shocker.
The David Barron-trained filly ran a shocker when finishing last at York on Thursday.
But Arthur has labelled the Kanpur pitch a "shocker" and said India have made a huge gamble.
MY GIRL: Mum and daughter Kath and Jassmin; FRIENDS: Percy, Maureen and Sandra have a few drinks; SHOCKER: Janet and Kieron having fun at the party in the pub; BIG SMILES: Mick, Evelynn and Sue; THREE AMIGOS: Leah, Nee and Denise don their hats for the party; FANCY A NIGHTCAP: Pedro and Maggie pose for the camera as they wear their festive headgear
JOHN Bickerton has described winning the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Malelane on yesterday as a "shocker".