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Definition of Jolt


  1. To shake with short, abrupt risings and fallings, as a carriage moving on rough ground; as, the coach jolts.
  2. To cause to shake with a sudden up and down motion, as in a carriage going over rough ground, or on a high-trotting horse; as, the horse jolts the rider; fast driving jolts the carriage and the passengers.
  3. A sudden shock or jerk; a jolting motion, as in a carriage moving over rough ground.

Jolt Translations

jolt in Dutch is schokken
jolt in French is soubresaut
jolt in Italian is folata, scuotere, stratto
jolt in Portuguese is sacudida
jolt in Spanish is tiron, traqueteo, sacudir
jolt in Swedish is skaka, skakning