jerk around

verb
jerked around; jerking around; jerks around

Definition of jerk around

transitive verb

: to treat badly especially by being underhanded or inconsistent

First Known Use of jerk around

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Jerk around.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jerked%20around. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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