Translation of "surprise" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /səˈpraɪz/ us

A2 an event that you did not expect to happen

sürpriz, şaşkınlık
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

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

to be unexpected and make someone feel surprise

şaşırtmak, gafil avlamak, hayrete düşürmek
I wasn't expecting her to be so angry - it took me by surprise.

(Translation of “surprise noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)