jerky: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jûr'kē), [key]
— jerk•i•er, jerk•i•est.
  1. characterized by jerks or sudden starts; spasmodic.
  2. silly; foolish; stupid; ridiculous.


Pronunciation: ( jûr'kē), [key]
— n.
  1. meat, esp. beef, that has been cut in strips and preserved by drying in the sun; jerked meat.
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