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Pronunciation

Etymology

Maybe from Middle English jollen.

Verb

Infinitive
to jolt

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to jolt (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To push or shake abruptly and roughly.
    The bus jolted its passengers.
  2. (transitive) To knock sharply; to deal a blow to.
  3. (transitive) To shock (someone) into taking action or being alert; as, to jolt someone out of complacency
  4. (transitive) To shock emotionally.
    Her untimely death jolted us all.
  5. (intransitive) To shake; to move with a series of jerks.
    The bus jolted along the stony path.

Translations

Noun

Singular
jolt

Plural
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jolt ({{{1}}})
  1. An act of jolting.
  2. A surprise or shock.

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