verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of jolt
OTHER WORDS FROM joltjolter, nounjolt·ing·ly, adverbjoltless, adjectiveun·jolt·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for jolt
The yellow representing a jolt or spark and the grey symbolizing composure and stillness.Shop Style Finds Inspired By Pantone’s Official Colors of 2021|Nandi Howard|December 11, 2020|Essence.com
Perhaps that’s why I keep coming back to this collection for what feels like a little jolt of hope for my fantasy kitchen.I Can’t Stop Looking at These Outrageous Dolce & Gabbana Kitchen Appliances|Stefania Orrù|December 10, 2020|Eater
Lamar Jackson’s return provides a much-needed jolt as Ravens run roughshod over Cowboys14.NFL Week 14 power rankings: Chiefs return to No. 1 after Steelers’ stunning loss|Mark Maske|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
Then, on Monday, we got a jolt of good vaccine news from Pfizer, sending value stocks higher.As COVID cases spike, all eyes are on this streaming giant|Bernhard Warner|November 13, 2020|Fortune
If you’re a runner, it’s impossible to see them and not feel a jolt of adrenaline.
In its presence--jolting, sudden, horrific—the monster is the monster of grief.
The assumption was that an electric chair death would occur by jolting the heart into stopping.
Audiences can be jaded when it comes to horror novels, as they are used to jolting films.
They say the quote serves as a jolting reminder of how quickly people can change.
First, Iowa is still up in the air and could deliver a jolting surprise.Michael Tomasky on the GOP's Christmas Gift to Obama|Michael Tomasky|December 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
I looked behind the curtain and saw that the sides and bottom were cushioned to diminish the effect of jolting.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
Through this they drove, jolting over a good many rough obstacles and then through another gate and stopped.A Pair of Clogs|Amy Walton
Then tops of small branches are allowed to remain, and very much diminish the jolting caused by the inequalities of the ground.Oowikapun|Egerton Ryerson Young
The train was jolting, there were draughts, and now I am sitting on my bed, holding my head and expecting tic douloureux.The Wife and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
The jolting ride continued endlessly, he had no way of measuring the time.Deathworld|Harry Harrison