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Definition of jerky adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    jerky

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈdʒərki//
     
     
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  1. making sudden starts and stops and not moving smoothly
  2. NAmE//ˈdʒərkəli//
     
    adverb The car moved off jerkily.
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