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jerky 1

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

adjective -kier, -kiest

  • 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.

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jerky 2

noun

uncountable (American English) (Cookery)

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