surprise

verb

noun

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's hushed face emoji Apple's hushed face emoji Twemoji's hushed face emoji Facebook's hushed face emoji Messenger's hushed face emoji Google's hushed face emoji
Emoji One's astonished face emoji Apple's astonished face emoji Twemoji's astonished face emoji Facebook's astonished face emoji Messenger's astonished face emoji Google's astonished face emoji
Emoji One's frowning face with open mouth emoji Apple's frowning face with open mouth emoji Twemoji's frowning face with open mouth emoji Facebook's frowning face with open mouth emoji Messenger's frowning face with open mouth emoji Google's frowning face with open mouth emoji
Emoji One's anguished face emoji Apple's anguished face emoji Twemoji's anguished face emoji Facebook's anguished face emoji Messenger's anguished face emoji Google's anguished face emoji
Emoji One's exploding head emoji Apple does not support exploding head emoji Twemoji's exploding head emoji Facebook's exploding head emoji Messenger does not support exploding head emoji Google's exploding head emoji

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘unexpected seizure of a place, or attack on troops’): from Old French, feminine past participle of surprendre, from medieval Latin superprehendere ‘seize’.

Pronunciation

  • surprise /səˈprʌɪz/