shooker


shooker

verb

  1. simple past tense of shake.
  2. Nonstandard. a past participle of shake.

adjective

  1. Also shook up. Slang. strongly affected by an event, circumstance, etc.; emotionally unsettled: She was so shook she couldn’t speak.

noun

  1. (in timber working) a set of parts ready for assembly, esp of a barrel
  2. a group of sheaves piled together on end; shock

verb

  1. the past tense of shake

adjective

  1. Australian and NZ informal keen on; enthusiastic about
adj.

“disturbed,” 1891, past participle adjective from shake (v.). Shook up “excited” is 1897 slang, revived 1957 by Elvis Presley.

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