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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short, sudden pull.

Usage examples (37)
  • She gave the string a jerk to get the kite out of the tree.
  • Apparently, being a jerk is as addictive as heroin.
  • And using the word jerk is generous, compared to my real thoughts
  • Being a jerk is almost a pre-requisite to being one of my all-time favorites. for more
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