Jerk Meaning

There are 11 meaning(s) for word Jerk

Jerk Meaning 1 : a dull stupid fatuous person

    Synonyms : dork
Jerk Meaning 2 : throw or toss with a quick motion

    Example : jerk his head

    Synonyms : flick
Jerk Meaning 3 : a sudden abrupt pull

    Synonyms : tug
Jerk Meaning 4 : pull, or move with a sudden movement

    Example : He turned the handle and jerked the door open

    Synonyms : yank
Jerk Meaning 5 : meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

    Synonyms : jerked meat,  jerky
Jerk Meaning 6 : an abrupt spasmodic movement

    Synonyms : jerking,  jolt,  saccade
Jerk Meaning 7 : make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion

    Synonyms : twitch
Jerk Meaning 8 : jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

    Synonyms : buck,  hitch
Jerk Meaning 9 : move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions

    Example : The patient's legs were jerkings

    Synonyms : twitch
Jerk Meaning 10 : (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration

Jerk Meaning 11 : raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms

How to Pronounce Jerk

  • dʒɜrk