shocker

[[t]ʃɒ̱kə(r)[/t]]
shockers
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A shocker is something such as a story, a piece of news, or a film that shocks people or that is intended to shock them. [INFORMAL]

Marsha Hunt's second novel, `Free', is a shocker.


English dictionary. 2008.

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