jolting

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jolting (comparative more jolting, superlative most jolting)

  1. Causing or characterized by sudden abrupt movements.
  2. Synonym of shocking

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

jolting

  1. present participle of jolt

Noun[edit]

jolting (plural joltings)

  1. A movement or action that jolts.
    • Herman Melville, Pierre
      [] the inmates of the coach, by numerous hard, painful joltings, and and ponderous, dragging trundlings, are suddenly made sensible of some great change in the character of the road.