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jerk1

jerk1

 
pronunciation:
juhrk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
jerk off
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any sudden or unexpected and uneven motion.
With a violent jerk, he awoke from a nightmare.
synonyms:
start, yank
similar words:
jolt, jounce, jump, lurch, tweak, twitch
definition 2: a sudden and uneven tug or twist.
The fish gave a jerk on the line.
synonyms:
pull, tug
similar words:
hitch, tweak, twist, twitch, wrench, yank
definition 3: (slang) a naive, inconsiderate, or highly disagreeable person.
You're a jerk if you think she's going to come back to you.He was a jerk to leave you there by yourself without a way to get home.I don't know how he can share a room with a jerk like that always stealing his stuff.
synonyms:
creep
similar words:
asshole, bastard, loser, sap, turkey
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jerked, jerking, jerks
definition: to tug or twist suddenly; yank.
synonyms:
tug, yank
similar words:
hitch, pluck, pull, thrash, tweak, twist, twitch
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a sudden or unexpected and uneven motion.
He jerked when the needle pricked him.
similar words:
thrash, twitch, wrench
phrase: jerk off
derivations: jerkingly (adv.), jerker (n.)
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