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KK Pronunciation

〔 dʒʒk 〕


〔 dʒә:k 〕

Overview of noun jerk

The noun jerk has 6 senses

  • jerk, dork -- (a dull stupid fatuous person)

  • jerk, jerking, jolt, saccade -- (an abrupt spasmodic movement)

  • jerk -- ((mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration)

  • jerky, jerked meat, jerk -- (meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun)

  • jerk -- (raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms)

  • tug, jerk -- (a sudden abrupt pull)

Overview of verb jerk

The verb jerk has 5 senses

  • yank, jerk -- (pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open")

  • jerk, twitch -- (move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions; "The patient's legs were jerkings")

  • twitch, jerk -- (make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion; "his face is twitching")

  • buck, jerk, hitch -- (jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked")

  • jerk, flick -- (throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head")