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See definition of shocker on Dictionary.com
  • as inskeleton in the closet
  • as ineye opener
  • as incliffhanger

synonyms for shocker

  • disgrace
  • misconduct
  • scandal
  • secret
  • sin
  • skeleton in the cupboard
  • unmentionable thing
  • wrongdoing
  • disclosure
  • discovery
  • exposé
  • exposure
  • sign
  • surprise
  • epiphany
  • bombshell
  • divulgence
  • expose
  • lightning bolt
  • close call
  • thriller
  • squeaker
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • spine-chiller
  • white knuckle
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How to use shocker in a sentence

For starters, not many people know Stevie Wonder as a drummer, so it was a shocker.
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Still, a shocker of a championship would go a long way in building LeBron’s closing argument in the twilight of his career.
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The film is definitely slanted toward Mankiewicz, which is no big shocker.
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Since I have been a member of Parliament I have never seen him in the library without a shilling shocker in his hands.
IN THE FOGRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
Bank Restriction Note (Hone is said to have realised over 700 by the sale of this shocker), 28.
GEORGE CRUIKSHANKW. H. CHESSON
He jerked his head up and gestured with the shocker which had suddenly come unholstered.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
The kid in black leather let his breath go and swore, slipping his shocker into its holster.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
We all carry skeans, but I don't think there's a shocker in the whole camp, let alone a gun.
THE DOOR THROUGH SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
"A shilling shocker" was a name that Lesley happened to know, and a thing that she heartily despised.
BROOKE'S DAUGHTERADELINE SERGEANT
Risk her own life and lose Pforzheim his, colossal business in hand, and goes on like the heroine of a shilling shocker.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOCKER

  • close call
  • close shave
  • narrow escape
  • shocker
  • spine-chiller
  • squeaker
  • thriller
  • white knuckle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.