Definition of Jolt

1. Noun. A sudden jarring impact. "All the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"

Exact synonyms: Jar, Jounce, Shock
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Jar



2. Verb. Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion.
Exact synonyms: Jar
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Jar

3. Noun. An abrupt spasmodic movement.
Exact synonyms: Jerk, Jerking, Saccade
Generic synonyms: Motility, Motion, Move, Movement
Derivative terms: Jerk, Jerk, Jerk, Jerk, Jerk, Jerky, Jerk, Jerk, Jolty

4. Verb. Disturb (someone's) composure. "The performance is likely to jolt Sue"; "The audience was jolted by the play"
Generic synonyms: Disturb, Trouble, Upset

Definition of Jolt

1. v. i. To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts.

2. 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.

3. n. A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground.

Definition of Jolt

1. Verb. (transitive) To push or shake abruptly and roughly. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To knock sharply; to deal a blow to. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To shock (someone) into taking action or being alert; as, to jolt someone out of complacency ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To shock emotionally. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To shake; to move with a series of jerks. ¹

6. Noun. An act of jolting. ¹

7. Noun. A surprise or shock. ¹

8. Noun. (slang) A long prison sentence. ¹

9. Noun. (slang) A narcotic injection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jolt

1. to jar or shake roughly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jolt

jolly-hockey-sticks
jolly along
jolly boat
jolly boats
jolly someone along
jolly up
jolly well
jollyboat
jollyboats
jollyer
jollyers
jollyhead
jollying
jollyings
jols
jolt (current term)
jolted
jolter
jolters
jolthead
joltheads
joltier
joltiest
joltily
joltiness
jolting
joltingly
joltproof
jolts
jolty

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