Definition of soda jerk in English:

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soda jerk

(also soda jerker)

noun

North American informal, dated
A person who serves and sells soft drinks and ice cream at a soda fountain.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: so·da jerk

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