An example of shook is a cocktail that has been mixed in a shaker.
An example of shook are the wood strips, metal hoops and seals that make up a barrel.
- upset; disturbed; agitated
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of shook
- Probably from shook cask variant of shaken cask cask broken down for shipment from shaken dismantled and packed for transport past participle of shake to scatter, shed
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Compare shock (“a bundle of sheaves").