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jerk·y1

jerky1

 
pronunciation:
juhr ki
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: jerkier, jerkiest
definition: having sudden starts and stops or other quick movements that are not expected.
Her neck is sore from that jerky ride at the fair.
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derivations: jerkily (adv.), jerkiness (n.)