Something not expected.
“It was a surprise to find out I owed twice as much as I thought I did.”
“The surprise attack was devastating.”
The feeling that something unexpected has happened.
“Imagine my surprise on learning I owed twice as much as I thought I did.”
A dish covered with a crust of raised pastry, but with no other contents.
To cause (someone) to feel unusually alarmed or delighted.
“It surprises me that I owe twice as much as I thought I did.”
To do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise.
“He doesn’t know that I’m in the country – I thought I’d turn up at his house and surprise him.”
To undergo or witness something unexpected.
“He doesn’t surprise easily.”
To cause surprise.
To attack unexpectedly.
To take unawares.
Caused to feel surprise, amazement or wonder, or showing an emotion due to an unexpected event.
simple past tense and past participle of surprise
feeling or showing surprise
“there was a surprised silence”