Reverse Dictionary – SURPRISE – NOUNS


SURPRISE, SURPRISED, SURPRISING, SURPRISINGLY – NOUNS
– a cause of surprise MARVEL 1456 obs.
– a coming upon by surprise BOUT Bk1911 Sc.
– a complete surprise; a sudden and unexpected event BOLT FROM THE BLUE 1881
– a complete surprise; a sudden and unexpected event BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE 1837
– a display of surprise, wonderment, or admiration MIRATION 1888 Amer. dial.
– an unpleasant surprise; something disagreeable BAD NEWS Bk2004 Amer. sl. 
– anything that occasions surprise WAAH Bk1905 Sc.
– anything that surprises or alarms; a matter for agitation of spirit A FLEA IN ONE’S EAR B1900 obs.
– anything very surprising or out of the common DEW-LICKER 1885 Eng. dial.
– a sudden surprise CANVASS 1611 obs.
– a surprise BOB Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a surprise SIT-UP 1483 rare
– a surprise; a joke GOOF 1970s US sl.
– a surprise, a start; a surprised or startled look GLOP c1460 obs. rare
– a surprise; a sudden disappointment BLIP 1947 African-American sl.
– a surprise; a surprising thing MELLETTER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a surprising action, generally something gross HORROR SHOW Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– a surprising thing THROUGHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– something surprising and odd or strange QUEERS 1825 Sc. obs.
– something surprising; a sudden or devastating action or effect BOMBSHELL 1860 sl.
– something surprising or astonishing HEAD-BIT Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– something surprising or astonishing HEAD-PIECE Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– something surprising, rare, or singular; that which arrests the eye EISTACK 1773 Sc. obs.
– something surprising, shocking, or noteworthy EYEBROW-RAISER 1928
something surprising, unexpected, or disorienting CURVEBALL 1936 orig. US
– surprise, astonishment, admiration or wonder MARVEL 1303 arch.
– surprise, astonishment, wonder; a wondering or marvelling ADMIRATION 1506 arch.
– surprise, confusion, perplexity; a state of amazement or astonishment MAZE 1827 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.