Bedeutung von “surprise” im Essential American English Dictionary

surprise

noun us /sərˈprɑɪz/

A2 something that you did not expect to happen:

I didn’t know that my parents were coming – it was a lovely surprise.
a surprise party

[ no plural ] the feeling that you get when something happens that you did not expect:

He agreed to everything, much to / my surprise.

(Definition von “surprise noun” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)