herky-jerky


herky–jerky

adjective \ˈhər-kē-ˈjər-kē\

: not smooth or graceful : marked by sudden movements or changes

Full Definition of HERKY-JERKY

:  characterized by sudden, irregular, or unpredictable movement or style

Origin of HERKY-JERKY

reduplication of jerky
First Known Use: 1957

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