jolty

jolty

[johl-tee]
adjective, joltier, joltiest.
full of jolts; bumpy.

Origin:
1825–35; jolt + -y1

joltiness, noun
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jolt (dʒəʊlt)
 
vb
1.  to bump against with a jarring blow; jostle
2.  to move in a jolting manner
3.  to surprise or shock
 
n
4.  a sudden jar or blow
5.  an emotional shock
 
[C16: probably blend of dialect jot to jerk and dialect joll to bump]
 
'jolter
 
n
 
'joltingly
 
adv
 
'jolty
 
adj

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