HyperDic: jerky

English > 4 senses of the word jerky:
ADJECTIVEalljerky, arrhythmic, jerkinglacking a steady rhythm
alljerky, choppymarked by abrupt transitions
alljerky, anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselikehaving or revealing stupidity
NOUNfoodjerky, jerked meat, jerkmeat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
jerky > pronunciation
Soundsjher'kiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > jerky: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningLacking a steady rhythm.
Synonymsarrhythmic, jerking
Broaderunsteadysubject to change or variation
Spanisharrítmico, espasmódico
Nounsjerkan abrupt spasmodic movement
jerkinessthe quality of being spasmodic and irregular
Adverbsjerkilywith spasms
English > jerky: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by abrupt transitions.
Synonymchoppy
Broadersuddenhappening / happening without warning or in a short space of time
English > jerky: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving or revealing stupidity.
Synonymsanserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike
Broaderstupidlacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbobo, estúpido, ridículo, tonto
Catalanestúpid, ridícul, tonto
Nounsjerka dull stupid fatuous person
English > jerky: 4 senses > noun 1, food
Meaningmeat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun.
Synonymsjerked meat, jerk
Narrowerbeef jerkystrips of dried beef
biltongmeat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
BroadermeatThe flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

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