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jerky 1

American English: /ˈdʒərki/
British English: /ˈdʒəːki/

adjective jerkier, jerkiest

  • 1 (not smooth)
    (speech)
    entrecortado
    he walked with short, jerky strides
    caminaba dando saltitos
    it was a jerky ride
    fuimos ( or fueron etc. ) dando botes por el camino
    Example sentences
    • The car squeaks to a halt and she glares at him because of his jerky stop.
    • Focus on keeping your movements smooth and fluid rather than abrupt and jerky.
    • They watched silently as the old plane lumbered over to gate 2, discharging a huge, billowing black cloud as it rolled to a jerky stop.
  • 2 (contemptible) (US) [colloquial]
    memo [colloquial]
    pendejo (Latin America excluding Southern Cone) [colloquial]
    gilipollas (Spain) [colloquial]
    huevón (Andes) (Venezuela) [colloquial]
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There are 2 entries that translate jerky into Spanish:

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jerky 2

noun

uncountable (US) (Cooking)
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