jerk


jerk

noun

Definition of JERK

1
a person whose behavior is offensive to others <his constant rudeness and insensitivity made everyone think he was a real jerk>
Phrases son of a gun
2
the act or an instance of applying force on something so that it moves in the direction of the force <guided the rowboat with a jerk of the rope>
Synonyms draw, haul, jerk, pluck, tug, wrench, yank
Related Words drag, tow; hitch, twitch; grab, snatch
Near Antonyms heave, shove, thrust
Antonyms push

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