(also soda jerker)
nounNorth American informal, dated
A person who serves and sells soft drinks, ice cream, and confectionery at a soda fountain.
- They have a soda jerk and vinyl bar stools, just like the old days.
- And though he had a job, he knew he had no future as a drug store soda jerk.
- In that one, Bud and Lou are soda jerks at the Radio Central Pharmacy, but aspire to be writers for the network's hit show, ‘Murder at Midnight.’
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