American English

Definition of surprised adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//səˈpraɪzd//
jump to other results
 feeling or showing surprise a surprised look She looked surprised when I told her. surprised (at/by somebody/something) I was surprised at how quickly she agreed. I'm surprised at you, behaving like that in front of the kids. surprised (to see, hear, etc.) They were surprised to find that he'd already left. surprised (that…) You shouldn't be surprised (that) he didn't come. Don't be surprised ifI pretend not to recognize you. “Will she cancel the party?” “I wouldn't be surprised.” You'd be surprised how many people voted for him. compare unsurprised
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: surprised

Other results

All matches