English translation of 'झटका'
start countable noun
A start is a sudden jerky movement your body makes because you are surprised or frightened.
Sylvia woke with a start.
2. mn/jhataka, jhatakA, jhatakaa, jhatakā, jhtaka, jhtakA, jhtakaa, jhtakā, jhatka, jhatkA, jhatkaa, jhatkā, jhtka, jhtkA, jhtkaa, jhtkā, jhaTaka, jhaTakA, jhaTakaa, jhaTakā, jhTaka, jhTakA, jhTakaa, jhTakā, jhaTka, jhaTkA, jhaTkaa, jhaTkā, jhTka, jhTkA, jhTkaa, jhTkā, jhaṭaka, jhaṭakA, jhaṭakaa, jhaṭakā, jhṭaka, jhṭakA, jhṭakaa, jhṭakā, jhaṭka, jhaṭkA, jhaṭkaa, jhaṭkā, jhṭka, jhṭkA, jhṭkaa, jhṭkā/
1. flick transitive or intransitive verb, countable noun
If something flicks in a particular direction, or if someone flicks it, it moves with a short, sudden movement. This action is called a flick.
His tongue flicked across his lips.
She sighed and flicked a dishcloth at the counter.
...a flick of the whip.
2. jerk transitive or intransitive verb, countable noun
If you jerk something or someone, or if they jerk in a particular direction, they move a short distance very suddenly and quickly. A jerk is a short sudden movement.
He jerked his head in my direction.
The car jerked to a halt.
He showed me the bathroom with a jerk of his head.
3. jolt transitive verb, countable noun
If you are jolted by something, it gives you an unpleasant surprise or shock. A jolt is a surprise or shock like this.
Scandals jolted the Royal family last year.
A loud noise in the hall jolted her awake.
His death has given us all a jolt.
4. jolt transitive or intransitive verb, countable noun
If something jolts, or if something else jolts it, it moves suddenly and violently. A jolt is a sudden violent movement.
The train jolted into motion.
He fell into the river when his boat was jolted.
One tiny jolt could worsen her injuries.
5. lurch intransitive verb, countable noun
If you lurch, or give a lurch, you make a sudden, jerky movement, especially forwards.
Henry looked, stared, and lurched to his feet.
The car took a lurch forward.
6. shake transitive verb, countable noun
If you shake someone or something, or if you give them a shake, you move them quickly backwards and forwards or up and down.
Shake the rugs well.
As soon as he got inside, the dog shook himself.
She gave me a little shake.
7. shock countable noun
If you get a shock or an electric shock, you get a sudden painful feeling when you touch something which is connected to a supply of electricity.
8. shock variable noun
A shock is a slight movement in something when it is hit by something else.
A clump of trees absorbed the shock of the explosion.
9. turbulence uncountable noun
His plane encountered severe turbulence.
10. twitch intransitive verb, countable noun
If a part of your body twitches, it makes a little jerking movement, called a twitch.
He saw the corners of Alex's mouth twitch.
He developed a nervous twitch.
11. yank transitive verb, countable noun
If you yank something somewhere, or if you give it a yank, you pull it suddenly with a lot of force.
She yanked open the drawer.
Grabbing his hair, Shirley gave it a yank.
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Translation of झटका from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary