Definition of jerky noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒɜːki//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɜːrki//
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[uncountable] (North American English) meat that has been cut into long strips and smoked or dried beef jerky See related entries: Meat Word Originnoun mid 19th cent.: from American Spanish charqui, from Quechua.
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