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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

I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what really makes me happy and it's taken me a while to admit that acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun.
Leonardo DiCaprio

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

Any jerk can have short-term earnings. You squeeze, squeeze, squeeze, and the company sinks five years later.
Jack Welch

I know what it's like to meet someone you admire and have them be a complete jerk.
Nicolas Cage
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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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