Definitions For Jolt


  • An abrupt spasmodic movement
  • A sudden jarring impact
  • To cause (something or someone) to move in a quick and sudden way
  • To move with a quick and sudden motion
  • To surprise or shock (someone)


  • Disturb (someone's) composure
  • Move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
  • A sudden, rough movement
  • A sudden shock or surprise
  • A small but powerful amount of something

Is Jolt a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Jolt is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Jolt in a Sentence

  • I sprang out of bed with a jolt.
  • The car stopped with a jolt.
  • I got quite a jolt when I heard the door slam.
  • The explosion jolted the ship.
  • He was jolted forward when the bus stopped suddenly.
  • The loud bang jolted me awake.

Synonyms for Jolt

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