Is "shooken" a word? And if one was trying to say
No. "Shooken" is not a word in the English language. The proper word to use instead is "shook". "Shook" is the past tense of "shake" and "shaking" is the present tense. An example sentence would be "his hands shook nervously". The past participle of "shake" is "shaken". An example is: "the accident left her badly shaken". The root word is shake, an adjective that means "To cause to move to and fro with jerky movements." Some synonyms for "shake" are: tremble, quake, quiver, shiver, and shudder.
Updated on Sunday, February 05 2012 at 12:51PM EST