AskDefine | Define surprising

Dictionary Definition

surprising adj : causing surprise or wonder or amazement; "the report shows a surprising lack of hard factual data"; "leaped up with surprising agility"; "she earned a surprising amount of money" [ant: unsurprising]

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

surprising
  1. present participle of surprise

Noun

surprising (uncountable)
  1. The action of the verb to surprise.

Adjective

  1. That is or are a surprise.
    A surprising number of people attended the rally.

Translations

Extensive Definition

Surprise may refer to:
surprising in German: Surprise
surprising in French: Surprise (homonymie)
surprising in Japanese: サプライズ
surprising in Simple English: Surprise
surprising in Volapük: Surprise

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