verb. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] pull, or move with a sudden movement.
- move in
- move out
Words that Rhyme with Jerk
Example sentences of the word jerk
1. Verb, base form
Do not jerk the trigger or you will lift the barrel of the gun and miss your target.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Shifting from first to second gear is the most susceptible to that telltale jerk.
Quotes containing the word jerk
1. Love is bullshit. Emotion is bullshit. I am a rock. A jerk. I'm an uncaring asshole and proud of it.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
2. I will never deny that life isn't fair. It seems as though when a woman leaves a man she is strong and independent, but when a man leaves a woman he is a pig and a jerk.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy
3. The most important reason for your “no” is that you need your downtime so you won’t behave like a jerk because you’re depleted. And you don’t want to battle an appetite spiked by the stress of overcommitment. But that’s your secret; others don’t need that information. So just smile, say no, thank you, and keep moving.
- Holly Mosier
verb. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions.
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] a dull stupid fatuous person.
verb. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion.
- move involuntarily
- move reflexively
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] an abrupt spasmodic movement.
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration.
- hop out
verb. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched.
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms.
- clean and jerk
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] a sudden abrupt pull.
noun. ['ˈdʒɝːk'] meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun.
- jerked meat
- beef jerky
- stay in place