shook

2
[shoo k]

verb

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

adjective

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

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British Dictionary definitions for shooker

shook

1

noun

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

Word Origin for shook

C18: of unknown origin

shook

2

verb

the past tense of shake

adjective

Australian and NZ informal keen on; enthusiastic about
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Word Origin and History for shooker

shook

adj.

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

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