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jerk

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1 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • I know it's not fair, but you don't have to be such a jerk about it.
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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 dog's 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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