- jerky (n.)
- 1850, American English, from American Spanish charqui "jerked meat," from Quechua (Inca) ch'arki "dried flesh."
- jerky (adj.)
- "characterized by jerks," 1858, from jerk (v.1) + -y (2). Related: Jerkily; jerkiness.
- 1. Some people moved in silky, liquid movements, others were jerky, probably drunk.
- 2. Mr Griffin made a jerky gesture.
- 3. She lit a cigarette with quick , jerky movement.
- 4. The toy robot moved forward with quick jerky steps.
- 5. Mary clung to my arm and her footsteps were a little jerky.
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