Definition of 'jolt'
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He would nod off and then jolt back up near the stops. The Sun (2016)The government wants the new curriculum to give a huge jolt to schools to improve literacy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Simple things like that jolted him back to reality. The Sun (2006)The phone rang in the middle of the night and jolted me awake. Christianity Today (2000)You know when you suddenly do a jolt in your sleep? The Sun (2015)At its heart will be measures to give a fresh jolt to the housebuilding sector. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Picking up a knife and cutting myself jolted me back to reality and gave me peace. The Sun (2010)Conventional wisdom has it that a prolonged and gentle slide in prices would be preferable to a more sudden jolt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He thinks your page is made up so it might give him a jolt if he reads this in print. The Sun (2015)You are jolted back to reality. The Sun (2012)Far more disturbing was the huge, sharp jolt of electricity that had shot up into my stomach. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One breathless resident said that he had just seen blood spilling out of the back of an ambulance as it jolted over a bump. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'm jolted awake from my nap. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But then with a jolt I suddenly realise why we are climbing so high. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then suddenly, you feel a jolt, a thump or a momentary flutter. The Sun (2012)When its electrodes are applied across the chest, its sudden pulse of high voltage electricity can jolt the heart back into a normal rhythmic beat. The Sun (2012)Suddenly, you're jolted wide awake. The Sun (2009)Only once during our four-hour conversation does the friendly film-maker on my sofa suddenly jolt into a hardened defensive stance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I felt a jolt of shock but I still had no idea about the size of the disaster. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'jolt'
British English: jolt VERB
If something jolts or if something jolts it, it moves suddenly and quite violently.
The wagon jolted again.
Definition of jolt from the Collins English Dictionary
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