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Definition of Jerk

Jerk

  1. To cut into long slices or strips and dry in the sun; as, jerk beef. See Charqui.
  2. To beat; to strike.
  3. To give a quick and suddenly arrested thrust, push, pull, or twist, to; to yerk; as, to jerk one with the elbow; to jerk a coat off.
  4. To throw with a quick and suddenly arrested motion of the hand; as, to jerk a stone.
  5. To make a sudden motion; to move with a start, or by starts.
  6. To flout with contempt.
  7. A short, sudden pull, thrust, push, twitch, jolt, shake, or similar motion.
  8. A sudden start or spring.

Jerk Quotations

A person with grace is somebody who's socially graceful or is a classy person, but sometimes you just feel the opposite of that, and you just feel like a jerk and a loser and a weirdo.
Matt Berninger

Music is for people. The word 'pop' is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool.
Eddie Van Halen

Movies always are open to being remade because times change so much, and the tempo of movies changes. I think of it like a James Bond. They can have different actors play the same role... I've had people come up to me and say, 'We want to remake 'The Jerk' with so and so.' And I say, 'Fine.' It just doesn't bother me. It's an honor actually.
Steve Martin

I've actually apologized to some people I was a real jerk to, because I feel ashamed. I didn't need to be that hungry. There was something going on inside me when I was angry and feeling very threatened and not feeling good about myself.
Howard Stern

We overweight people, we say terrible things to ourselves. Oh, you wouldn't believe it. 'You fat pig. How can you do this? You're a disgusting jerk.' And that gets you nowhere. That gets you right back into a bowl of pasta fregula.
Richard Simmons
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Jerk Translations

jerk in Dutch is schokken
jerk in French is par secousse, soubresaut
jerk in German is Ruck, Ruck, ruckweise
jerk in Italian is stratto, folata
jerk in Norwegian is tosk, rykke, rykk
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