Synonyms and Antonyms for knee-jerk

1. knee jerk (n.)

a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon

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2. knee-deep (adj.)

coming only to the ankle or knee

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3. knee (n.)

hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella

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4. jerk (v.)

pull, or move with a sudden movement

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5. jerk (v.)

move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

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6. knee (n.)

joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

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7. jerk (n.)

a dull stupid fatuous person

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8. jerk (v.)

make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

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9. knee (n.)

the part of a trouser leg that provides the cloth covering for the knee

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10. jerk (n.)

an abrupt spasmodic movement

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