Translation of jerk in Spanish:
- the train jerked to a stophe started to jerk about on the dance floorel tren se detuvo con una sacudidashe jerked awakeempezó a sacudirse en la pistathe rope jerked tautse despertó sobresaltadala 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) 1.2 (sudden movement) she awoke with a jerkwith a jerk of the headse despertó sobresaltadasacudiendo la cabezaExample sentences
- 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 except Southern Cone) [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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.