English translation of झटका
झटकाPowered by COBUILD /jhataka/
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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