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Synonyms of jerky

Noun


1. jerky, jerked meat, jerk, meat

usage: meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun

Adjective


1. arrhythmic, jerking, jerky, unsteady (vs. steady)

usage: lacking a steady rhythm; "an arrhythmic heartbeat"

2. choppy, jerky, sudden (vs. gradual)

usage: marked by abrupt transitions; "choppy prose"

3. anserine, dopy, dopey, foolish, goosey, goosy, gooselike, jerky, stupid (vs. smart)

usage: having or revealing stupidity; "ridiculous anserine behavior"; "a dopey answer"; "a dopey kid"; "some fool idea about rewriting authors' books"

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