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jerk

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1 a person whose behavior is offensive to others

  • his constant rudeness and insensitivity made everyone think he was a real jerk
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bastard, beast, bleeder [British], blighter [chiefly British], boor, bounder, bugger, buzzard, cad, chuff, churl, clown, creep, cretin, crud [slang], crumb [slang], cur, dirtbag [slang], dog, fink, heel, hound, joker, louse, lout, pill, rat, rat fink, reptile, rotter, schmuck [slang], scum, scumbag [slang], scuzzball [slang], skunk, sleaze, sleazebag [slang], sleazeball [slang], slime, slimeball [slang], slob, snake, so-and-so, sod [chiefly British], stinkard, stinker, swine, toad, varmint, vermin

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son of a gun

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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
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jerk

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1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion

  • I jerked to one side to avoid getting hit
  • jerked the leash to get the dogʼs attention
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2 to make jerky or restless movements

  • you've got to quit jerking, or the barber will nick you by accident
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3 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements

  • the car jerked with every shift of the gear
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