Bedeutung von “surprise” — Learner’s Dictionary

surprise

noun us uk /səˈpraɪz/
The party was meant to be a surprise, but Caroline gave it away.There's a surprise in store for you!They were worried he might have another nasty surprise up his sleeve.A surprise awaits her when she gets home.Angela doesn't like surprises.
EVENT [ C ]

A2 an event that you did not expect to happen:

I didn't know that my parents were coming - it was a lovely surprise.
Her resignation came as a / complete surprise (= was very surprising).
a surprise party
FEELING [ U ]

B2 the feeling that you get when something happens that you did not expect:

He agreed to everything, much to / my surprise.
take/catch sb by surprise

to be unexpected and make someone feel surprise:

I wasn't expecting her to be so angry - it took me by surprise.

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