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Jolt

Jolt Meaning & Definition
Jolt Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jolt?

[n] an abrupt spasmodic movement
[n] a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"
[v] disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
[v] move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jolt: jar | jar | jerk | jerking | jounce

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jolt: agitate | amaze | amble | assault | astonish | astound | barge | bear | bear upon | bearing | blow | bob | bobble | bombshell | boost | bounce | bowl along | bowl down | bowl over | buck | bull | bulldoze | bump | bump against | bundle | bunt | butt | butt against | chatter | clash | clump | collision | concussion | cram | crash | crowd | daze | didder | dig | discombobulate | discompose | disconcert | disquiet | disturb | dither | draft | drag | dram | drench | drink | drive | drop | dumbfound | elbow | electrify | falter | flounce | flurry | fluster | flutter | foot | footslog | force | frighten | fuss | gargle | goad | grimace | guzzle | halt | have an ague | head | hippety-hop | hit | hitch | hobble | hop | hurtle | hustle | jab | jactitate | jam | jar | jerk | jig | jigger | jigget | jiggle | jog | joggle | jostle | jounce | jump | knock | libation | limp | lumber | lunge | lurch | mince | nip | nudge | pace | paddle | peg | percussion | perturb | piaffe | piaffer | pile drive | plod | poke | potation | potion | prance | press | pressure | prod | pull | punch | push | quake | quaver | quiver | rack | ram | ram down | rattle | rictus | rock | roll | round | round of drinks | ruffle | run | run against | sashay | saunter | scuff | scuffle | scuttle | shake | shake up | shamble | shiver | shock | shot | shoulder | shove | shudder | shuffle | sidle | single-foot | sip | skip | slink | slither | slog | slouch | slug | snifter | snort | spot | stagger | stalk | stamp | start | startle | stir | stomp | straddle | straggle | stress | stride | strike | strike dumb | stroll | strut | stump | stun | stupefy | suck | sup | surprise | swagger | swig | swill | swing | take aback | tamp | thrust | tic | tittup | toddle | tot | totter | traipse | tremble | tremor | trip | trouble | trudge | turn | twitch | twitter | unsettle | upset | vibrate | waddle | wamble | wet | wiggle | wobble

See Also | blow | bump | disturb | motility | motion | move | move | movement | trouble | upset

Jolt In Webster's Dictionary

\Jolt\ (j[=o]lt), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Jolted}; p. pr. & vb. n. Jolting.] [Prob. fr. jole, joll, jowl, and originally meaning, to knock on the head. See {Jowl}.] To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts.
\Jolt\, v. t. To cause to shake with a sudden up and down motion, as in a carriage going over rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse; as, the horse jolts the rider; fast driving jolts the carriage and the passengers.
\Jolt\, n. A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground. The first jolt had like to have shaken me out. --Swift.

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