Babbittish, Babbittry, Methuselah, Philistine, abba, abruptly, alcoholic drink, antediluvian, antique, back number, bad taste, bag, ballad, balloon, bang, bark, belly, belly out, beverage, bilge, billow, blast, bouge, bourgeois, bourgeois taste, bug, bulge, bump, burst, camp, campiness, campy, catch, chink, click, clink, clop, clump, clunk, common, commonplace, conservative, crack, crump, dad, daddy, dash, detonate, detonation, dilate, ding, dip, discharge, distend, dodo, drink, drinkable, dull thud, elder, explode, explosion, father, flick, flump, fogy, fossil, foster father, frosted, frosted shake, fud, fuddy-duddy, fulminate, fulmination, fusillade, general, genitor, go, go off, goggle, governor, granny, gunshot, has-been, hastily, high camp, high-camp, hit, hit tune, hock, homely, homespun, impetuously, impignorate, impropriety, impulsively, inappropriateness, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, indelicacy, inelegance, inelegancy, kitsch, kitschy, light music, like a flash, like a thunderbolt, liquid, liquor, longhair, low camp, low-camp, malt, matriarch, mid-Victorian, mortgage, mossback, nail, of a sudden, old, old believer, old crock, old dodo, old fogy, old liner, old man, old poop, old woman, old-timer, on short notice, ordinary, pa, pad, pap, papa, pappy, pat, pater, paterfamilias, patriarch, patter, philistinism, pitapat, pitter-patter, plebeian, pledge, plop, plump, plunk, pooch, poor taste, pop culture, pop music, pops, popular, popular music, popular song, potable, potation, pouch, pout, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, public, rap, reactionary, regular old fogy, relic, round out, salvo, shake, sharp, shot, sire, slap, slog, smack, smite, sock, soda, soda pop, soda water, soft drink, song hit, spout, square, stab, stagger, starets, startlingly, stepfather, sudden, suddenly, surprisingly, swat, swell, swell out, tap, tastelessness, the old man, thud, thump, tick, tinkle, tonic, traditionalist, try, tunk, unaestheticism, unaestheticness, unawares, unbecomingness, unexpectedly, unfittingness, unseemliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, vernacular, volley, vulgar taste, vulgarism, vulgarity, vulgarness, whack, whirl, without notice, without warning
rap, snap, tap, knock, ping, click, clash, crack, crackle, crash, pop, slam, bang, blast, boom, clap, clang, clack, whack, wham, brustle, burst on the ear, crepitate, rump, blow up, blow, detonate.
not expect, be taken by surprise, start, miscalculate, not bargain for, come upon, fall upon, be unexpected, come unawares, turn up, pop, drop from the clouds, come upon one, burst upon one, flash upon one, bounce upon one, steal upon one, creep upon one, come like a thunder clap, burst like a thunderclap, thunder bolt, take by surprise, catch by surprise, catch unawares, catch napping, yach, pounce upon, spring a mine upon, surprise, startle, take aback, electrify, stun, stagger, take away one's breath, throw off one's guard, astonish, dumbfound.
inexpectation, non-expectation, false expectation, miscalculation, surprise, sudden burst, thunderclap, blow, shock, start, bolt out of the blue, wonder, eye opener, unpleasant surprise, pleasant surprise, nonexpectant, surprised, unwarned, unaware, off one's guard, inattentive, unexpected, unanticipated, unpredicted, unlooked for, unforeseen, unhoped for, dropped from the clouds, beyond expectation, contrary to expectation, against expectation, against all expectation, out of one's reckoning, unheard of, startling, surprising, sudden, unpredictable, unforeseeable (unknowable), abruptly, unexpectedly, surprisingly, plump, pop, a l'improviste, unawares, without notice, without warning, without a 'by your leave', like a thief in the night, like a thunderbolt, in an unguarded moment, suddenly, Int, heydey!, little did one think, little did one expect, nobody would ever suppose, nobody would ever think, nobody would ever expect, who would have thought? it beats the Dutch.