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twerk

Syllabification: twerk
Pronunciation: /twərk
 
/

Definition of twerk in English:

verb

[no object] informal
Dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance: just wait till they catch their daughters twerking to this song twerk it girl, work it girl
More example sentences
  • It's not just gonna be somebody's cousin's boyfriend's sister twerking on the corner.
  • But then it's back to the bars as Kendrick spits the second verse of his track while a beautifully built female twerks on the driver's side of his whip.
  • The 20-year-old star shared a video of herself on Wednesday in which she twerks in a unicorn onesie.

Origin

1990s: probably an alteration of work.

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