What does Struck mean?

Definitions for Struck

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Struck.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smitten, stricken, struckadjective

    (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

    "conscience-smitten"; "awe-struck"


  1. struckverb


  2. struckverb


Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Struckthe old preterite and participle passive of strike

    This message bear: the Trojans and their chief
    Bring holy peace, and beg the king’s relief;
    Struck with so great a name, and all on fire,
    The youth replies; whatever you require. Dryden.

    In a regular plantation, I can place myself in its several centers, so as to view all the walks struck from them. Spectator.

    High on his car Sesostris struck my view,
    Whom scepter’d slaves in golden harness drew. Alexander Pope.

    Some to conceit alone their taste confine,
    And glitt’ring thoughts struck out at ev’ry line. Alexander Pope.


  1. Struck

    Struck is a surname.


  1. struck

    Struck is the past tense of strike, which can mean a number of things based on context. Typically, it refers to hitting or impacting something forcefully, either literally or figuratively. It can also refer to coming across or discovering something, or to remove or cancel something. In labor terms, it refers to refusing work in protest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Struck

    of Strike

  2. Struck

    of Strike

  3. Struck

    imp. & p. p. of Strike


  1. Struck

    Struck is a 2007 short romantic film directed by Taron Lexton.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Struck

    Strucken, pa.t. and pa.p. of strike.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Struck is ranked #9761 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Struck surname appeared 3,320 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Struck.

    92.2% or 3,062 total occurrences were White.
    5.5% or 184 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1% or 34 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 12 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.2% or 9 total occurrences were Black.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Struck' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2419

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Struck' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3789

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Struck in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Struck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Struck in a Sentence

  1. Herodotus:

    Those who are skilled in archery bend their bow only when they are prepared to use it; when they do not require it they allow it to remain unbent, for otherwise it would be unserviceable when the time for using it arrived. So it is with man. If he were to devote himself unceasingly to a dull round of business, without breaking the monotony by cheerful amusements, he would fall imperceptibly into idiotcy, or be struck with paralysis.

  2. Paul Kengor:

    Ive always been struck by the humility and humanity in his private letters.

  3. Alex Cora:

    [ In Puerto Rico ] Some people still lack basic necessities, others remain without electricity and many homes and schools are in pretty bad shape almost a year and a half after Hurricane Maria struck.

  4. Verity Trueman:

    I struggled with my weight since I was a teenager, so I’d tried every diet you could think of, the thing that struck me about Slimming World was that I never had to feel hungry because I could still enjoy all of my favorite foods, like pasta.

  5. Shawn Hick:

    It’s never struck that close before, definitely not something I would recommend. I would recommend what my mom taught me when I was younger, staying inside during a storm.

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