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jerky

adjective

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1 marked by a series of sharp quick motions
  • made jerky progress walking with the new crutches

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2 showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
  • he's acting jerky just to get people's attention

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The first known use of jerky was in 1670

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“Jerky.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jerky. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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