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jerkwater

adjective jerk·wa·ter \ˈjərk-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

—used to describe a small town, village, etc., that is out in the country far from cities

Full Definition of JERKWATER

1
:  remote and unimportant <jerkwater towns>
2
:  trivial

Origin of JERKWATER

from jerkwater rural train
First Known Use: 1888

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