Meaning of “shock, horror!” in the English Dictionary

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"shock, horror!" in British English

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shock, horror!

humorous

an expression used when you are pretending to feel very shocked by a piece of news:

Shock, horror! Carl James was seen talking to a woman and it wasn't his wife.

(Definition of “shock, horror!” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)