Translation of jerk in Spanish:
- the train jerked to a stopel tren se detuvo con una sacudidahe started to jerk about on the dance floorempezó a sacudirse en la pistashe jerked awakese despertó sobresaltadathe rope jerked tautla cuerda se tensó de un tirónExample sentences
- Cold leathery fingers suddenly grabbed Niall by the chin and jerked his head forward as the other High Sablebloods moved in for the kill.
- Fleur remembered the crease under her chin and unconsciously jerked her neck backwards.
- I jerked up my chin to see my uncles had already cast down their shovels.
- 1 1.1 (tug)Example sentences1.2 (sudden movement) she awoke with a jerk
se despertó sobresaltadawith a jerk of the headsacudiendo la cabeza
- With a sudden jerk of his head, the silent constable directed her roughly inside.
- She was about to open her mouth to scream when she felt a sudden jerk.
- The kids felt a sudden sideways jerk as a whining noise began to permeate the room.
- 2 (contemptible person) [colloquial]estúpido, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
memo, (-ma) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
pendejo, (-ja) (masculine, feminine) (Latin America exc Southern Cone) [colloquial]
gilipollas (masculine or feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
huevón, (-vona) (masculine, feminine) (Andes) (Venezuela) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Although I think it's foolish and her boyfriend is a jerk for suggesting it, I am more concerned about the value and safety of this thing.
- We're all looking like incompetent jerks right now.
- I'm willing to say that yes, I am a moron, and a jerk, and I will pay all costs for your heel and dress to be cleaned and fixed.
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