Definición de jerkwater en inglés:

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jerkwater

Pronunciación: /ˈdʒəːkwɔːtə/

adjetivo

[attributive] North American informal
Of or associated with small, remote, and insignificant rural settlements: some jerkwater town
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I'm getting the hell out of this jerkwater town!
  • In Britain, we don't have such gems of railway vocabulary as jerkwater.
  • The hamburger is about as all-American as a food could possibly be… especially one named after some jerkwater town in Germany.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from jerk1 + water, from the need for early railway engines to be supplied with water in remote areas, by dipping a bucket into a stream and ‘jerking’ it out by rope.

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