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definition of the word jerk

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Possibly from Middle English yerk (sudden motion)

Singular
jerk

Plural
jerks

jerk (plural jerks)

  1. A sudden, often uncontrolled movement, especially of the body.
  2. A quick, often unpleasant tug or shake.
    When I yell "OK," give the mooring line a good jerk!
  3. (US, slang, pejorative) A person with unlikable or obnoxious qualities and behavior, typically mean, self-centered or disagreeable, and often not very intelligent.
    I finally fired him, because he was being a real jerk to his customers, even to some of the staff.
    You really are a jerk sometimes.
  4. (physics, engineering) The rate of change in acceleration with respect to time.

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