jerk

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
jerk

Plural
jerks

  1. (countable) A jerk is a quick action.
    The door opened with a jerk.
  2. (countable) A jerk is someone who is not liked for their actions
    He's such a jerk for not holding the door open for his grandma.

Verb[change]

Plain form
jerk

Third-person singular
jerks

Past tense
jerked

Past participle
jerked

Present participle
jerking

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you jerk, you make a quick action.
    He jerked the door open.