jerk - noun

  • an abrupt spasmodic movement
  • (mechanics) the rate of change of acceleration
  • meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
  • raising a weight from shoulder height to above the head by straightening the arms
  • a sudden abrupt pull

  • jerk - verb

    • pull, or move with a sudden movement
    • move with abrupt, seemingly uncontrolled motions
    • make an uncontrolled, short, jerky motion
    • jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
    • throw or toss with a quick motion

    jerk - thesaurus

    buck   flick   hitch   jerking   jerky   jolt   saccade   tug   twitch   yank  

    View spelling list je words and learn about the word jerk in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 19. Soft g: ge, gi, gy.

    Scrabble score for jerk

    j is 8 e is 1 r is 1 k is 5
    Scrabble score = 15

    generated at 18:21:02 on 29-04-24

    Spelling dictionary home

    Try Spellzone for free

    Search for a word

    "Thank goodness for Spellzone during this remote learning phase. The site is easy for students to navigate independently and they're really enjoying the activities and spelling games. You get an awful lot for your money with Spellzone. Really reassuring is the very prompt response with helpdesk queries. I've very rarely needed the helpdesk, but when I have, the issue has been addressed and sorted within a very short time."

    Sarah Taggart, Oasis Academy Lord's Hill