"all of a sudden" meaning in English

Adverb

IPA: /ˌɔl əv ə ˈsʌdən/ [US] Audio: En-au-all of a sudden.ogg [Australia]
  1. Suddenly, quickly, without warning. Tags: colloquial, not-comparable
    Synonyms: all at once, at one stroke, in one fell swoop, just like that, out of the blue Translations (colloquial: suddenly): فَجْأَةً‎ (fajʾatan) (Arabic), ҡапыл (qapïl) (Bashkir), кинәт (kinät) (Bashkir), হঠাত্ (hôṭhat) (Bengali), de cop (Catalan), en sec (Catalan), de sobte (Catalan), de bursada (Catalan), d'improvís (Catalan), tot d'una (Catalan), 突然 (tūrán) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 忽然 (hūrán) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 一下子 (yīxiàzi) [Mandarin] (Chinese), najednou (Czech), pludselig (Danish), yhtäkkiä (Finnish), äkkiä (Finnish), äkkiarvaamatta (Finnish), äkisti (Finnish), soudain (French), soudainement (French), subitement (French), tout à coup (French), tout d'un coup (French), უეცრად (uecrad) (Georgian), უცბად (ucbad) (Georgian), auf ein­mal (German), mit einem Mal (German), ξαφνικά (xafniká) (Greek), αἶψα (aîpsa) [Ancient] (Greek), ἐξαπίνης (exapínēs) [Ancient] (Greek), અચાનક (acānak) (Gujarati), פִּתְאוֹם‎ (pit'óm) (Hebrew), अचानक (acānak) (Hindi), hirtelen (Hungarian), váratlanul (Hungarian), egyszer csak (Hungarian), egyszerre csak (Hungarian), allt í einu (Icelandic), all'improvviso (Italian), see also Thesaurus:improvvisamente (Italian), 突然 (totsuzen) (alt: とつぜん) (Japanese), 突然に (totsuzen ni) (alt: とつぜんに) (Japanese), 行き成り (ikinari) (alt: いきなり) (Japanese), 갑자기 (gapjagi) (Korean), 불현듯 (bulhyeondeut) (Korean), 불현듯이 (bulhyeondeusi) (Korean), ji nişkê ve [Northern-Kurdish] (Kurdish), pēkšņi (Latvian), plutselig (Norwegian), nagle (Polish), subitamente (Portuguese), de repente (Portuguese), repentinamente (Portuguese), вдруг (vdrug) (Russian), внеза́пно (vnezápno) (Russian), неожи́данно (neožídanno) (Russian), ра́зом (rázom) (Russian), gu grad (Scottish Gaelic), de repente (Spanish), súbitamente (Spanish), de pronto (Spanish), de golpe (Spanish), de golpe y porrazo (Spanish), de buenas a primeras (Spanish), al primer envite (Spanish), plötsligt (Swedish), ಗಡಕ್ಕ (gaḍakka) (Tulu), birden (Turkish), nıskêra (Zazaki)

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          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "äkkiarvaamatta"
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        {
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "äkisti"
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          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "soudain"
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          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "soudainement"
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        {
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "fr",
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          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "uecrad",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "უეცრად"
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          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "ucbad",
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          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "lang": "German",
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          "tags": [
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          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "pit'óm",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "váratlanul"
        },
        {
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "egyszer csak"
        },
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          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "egyszerre csak"
        },
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          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "allt í einu"
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          "code": "it",
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          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "alt": "いきなり",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "ikinari",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "行き成り"
        },
        {
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "gapjagi",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "갑자기"
        },
        {
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "bulhyeondeut",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "불현듯"
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          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "bulhyeondeusi",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "불현듯이"
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          "code": "kmr",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          ],
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          "code": "lv",
          "lang": "Latvian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "pēkšņi"
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          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "plutselig"
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          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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        {
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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        {
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "repentinamente"
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        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "vdrug",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "вдруг"
        },
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          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "vnezápno",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "внеза́пно"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "neožídanno",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "неожи́данно"
        },
        {
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "rázom",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "ра́зом"
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          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "gu grad"
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          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "de repente"
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          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "súbitamente"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "de pronto"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "de golpe"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "de golpe y porrazo"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "de buenas a primeras"
        },
        {
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "al primer envite"
        },
        {
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "plötsligt"
        },
        {
          "code": "tcy",
          "lang": "Tulu",
          "roman": "gaḍakka",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "ಗಡಕ್ಕ"
        },
        {
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "birden"
        },
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          "code": "zza",
          "lang": "Zazaki",
          "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
          "word": "nıskêra"
        }
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      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
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      "roman": "tūrán",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "突然"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "hūrán",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
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      "word": "忽然"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "yīxiàzi",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
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      "word": "一下子"
    },
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      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "najednou"
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      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "pludselig"
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      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "yhtäkkiä"
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      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "äkkiä"
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    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "äkkiarvaamatta"
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    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "äkisti"
    },
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "soudain"
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    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "soudainement"
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    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "subitement"
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    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "tout à coup"
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      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "tout d'un coup"
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      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "uecrad",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "უეცრად"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "ucbad",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "უცბად"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "auf ein­mal"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "mit einem Mal"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "xafniká",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "ξαφνικά"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "aîpsa",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "αἶψα"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "exapínēs",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "ἐξαπίνης"
    },
    {
      "code": "gu",
      "lang": "Gujarati",
      "roman": "acānak",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "અચાનક"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "pit'óm",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "פִּתְאוֹם‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "acānak",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "अचानक"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "hirtelen"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "váratlanul"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "egyszer csak"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "egyszerre csak"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "allt í einu"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "all'improvviso"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "see also Thesaurus:improvvisamente"
    },
    {
      "alt": "とつぜん",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "totsuzen",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "突然"
    },
    {
      "alt": "とつぜんに",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "totsuzen ni",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "突然に"
    },
    {
      "alt": "いきなり",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "ikinari",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "行き成り"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "gapjagi",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "갑자기"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "bulhyeondeut",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "불현듯"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "bulhyeondeusi",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "불현듯이"
    },
    {
      "code": "kmr",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "tags": [
        "Northern-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "ji nişkê ve"
    },
    {
      "code": "lv",
      "lang": "Latvian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "pēkšņi"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "plutselig"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "nagle"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "subitamente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de repente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "repentinamente"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "vdrug",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "вдруг"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "vnezápno",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "внеза́пно"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "neožídanno",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "неожи́данно"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "rázom",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "ра́зом"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "gu grad"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de repente"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "súbitamente"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de pronto"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de golpe"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de golpe y porrazo"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "de buenas a primeras"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "al primer envite"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "plötsligt"
    },
    {
      "code": "tcy",
      "lang": "Tulu",
      "roman": "gaḍakka",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "ಗಡಕ್ಕ"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "birden"
    },
    {
      "code": "zza",
      "lang": "Zazaki",
      "sense": "colloquial: suddenly",
      "word": "nıskêra"
    }
  ],
  "word": "all of a sudden"
}

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