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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooknoun

    a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment


  1. shooknoun

    A set of pieces for making a cask or box, usually wood.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shookthe preterite and in poetry participle passive of

    Taxallan shock by Montezuma’s pow’rs,
    Has, to resist his forces, call’d in ours. Dryden.


  1. shook

    "Shook" is a term that is commonly used in informal or slang language. It usually refers to a strong emotional response such as shock, surprise, fear, or excitement. This term is often used when someone is taken aback or profoundly moved by certain events, revelations, or experiences. The term originates from the past participle of "shake," indicating a state of being unsettled or upset.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shook

    of Shake

  2. Shook

    of Shake

  3. Shook

    imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of Shake

  4. Shooknoun

    a set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound together in compact form

  5. Shooknoun

    a set of boards for a sugar box

  6. Shooknoun

    the parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together

  7. Shookverb

    to pack, as staves, in a shook

  8. Etymology: [Cf. Shock a bundle of sheaves.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shook

    shook, pa.t. of shake.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SHOOK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shook is ranked #2262 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shook surname appeared 16,070 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Shook.

    94.5% or 15,186 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 284 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 259 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 138 total occurrences were Black.
    0.7% or 112 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 92 total occurrences were Asian.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shook' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1887

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shook in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shook in a Sentence

  1. Chris Suglia:

    It almost sounded like a vehicle of some sort ran into the house, the house shook and the windows shook, and it was you know, pretty crazy.

  2. Jonathan Swift:

    Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off.

  3. Scott Walker:

    That video just shook my very human being to think that someone would do that, and I think anyone in law enforcement knows that that's not the way people are trained to act and I send out my sympathy to the family involved there.

  4. Joe Miller:

    He asked me how I was doing, shook my hand and that was it. He was a regular guy and the leader of the church.

  5. Rox's Khan:

    Shook ek badi cheech h shook vahi karta h jo shokin hota h shook karne ka ....

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