Bedeutung von “surprise” — Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /səˈpraɪz/
Extra Examples
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.

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

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)