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Shocker   /ʃˈɑkər/   Listen

A shockingly bad person.
A sensational message (in a film or play or novel).

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"Shocker" Quotes from Famous Books

... strong in her face, and he knew the Maori had got the better of everything, husband and friends and all. He gave a little cry, and in a minute he had her on her feet and was bringing her back to the carriage. Some folks thought Dick Burdas a rough hard man, and I know he was a shocker of a lad (he was fra Whitby), but that night he cried like a baby when he tell 't me," and Mrs. Bentley fell for a moment into the ...
— Stories by English Authors: Orient • Various

... a poet, or a shilling shocker, or a reporter, or anything of that kind, I might be satisfactory, but that, to gain any position as a Thames angler, would require more play of fancy, more power of invention than ...
— Three Men in a Boa • Jerome K. Jerome

Words linked to "Shocker" :   shock, substance, bad person, message, content, subject matter

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