11 definitions by grapes
by grapes September 02, 2004
by grapes July 20, 2005
Spanish for "it surprises", when someone is unfamiliar with a common thing/notion/occurrence, usually used in a derogatory sense. Can be an adjective or a noun.
The apocraphal story of George H. W. Bush's sorprende experience with bar code scanners--he was reportedly amazed by the technology in a modern grocery store, because of his "elite" status. Snopes says it is false.
by grapes September 02, 2007
by grapes March 08, 2005
Back Of the Envelope, a rough calculation, said to be made in a hurry on the back of a scrap of paper, see BOEC
by grapes July 18, 2004