Meaning of ABACK in English

ABACK

adv.

25A0; take someone aback SURPRISE, shock, stun, stagger, astound, astonish, startle, take by surprise; dumbfound, nonplus, stop someone in their tracks; shake (up), jolt, throw, unnerve, disconcert, unsettle, bewilder; informal flabbergast, knock sideways, floor; Brit. informal knock for six.

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